Chandauli, May 10: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 17-year old neighbour at a farm, near her house, last night, as reported by ANI. The culprit is missing, however, police investigation is underway to nab the accused immediately. On Wednesday, a similar case was reported from Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, when a 7-year old child was raped. According to a report on ANI, the girl was sent for further medical examination. The culprit in this case is also missing.
Chandauli: 6-year-old girl allegedly raped by a 17-year old neighbour at a farm in near her house, last night; Culprit absconding, police investigation underway.
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 10, 2018
On the back of the numerous crimes being reported against minors, the POCSO ACT was amended, whereby, if convicted of raping a minor, between 0-12, death penalty will be given.
In another unfortunate and a shameful incident, that was reported this week itself, a woman was gang-raped in a moving car allegedly by two men after they threw her three-year-old child from the vehicle on Delhi-Dehradun national highway in Uttar Pradesh.