Five-Year-Old Allegedly Raped Inside US Embassy Premises In Delhi; One Arrested Under POCSO

Five-Year-Old Allegedly Raped Inside US Embassy Premises In Delhi; One Arrested Under POCSOCases of sexual abuse of young girls has taken the nation by storm. (Getty Images) (Representative Image)

A five-year-old minor girl has been allegedly raped at the US Embassy complex in the national capital, the police said on Wednesday (5 February), adding a 25-year-old man has been arrested in this connection.

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Pragya told IANS on Wednesday that the incident took place around 9am on Saturday morning.

The incident came to light when the victim's mother, whose husband works as a housekeeper at the embassy, reported it.

"The child lived with the family in the quarters inside the embassy. The child's father is a housekeeper there. The police registered an FIR at Chanakyapuri police station soon after receiving the information about the incident," ACP Pragya said.

A case has been registered against the accused under the rape and POCSO Act, the police officer said.

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