According to police, a Delhi government official has been arrested for allegedly raping his deceased friend’s young daughter over a period of months. According to reports, the assault happened between 2020 and 2021. On August 13, the Burari Police station filed a First Information Report (FIR) against the official under the strict Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
According to police following the death of her father, who was also a government employee, the minor girl started living with the accused in Burari from October 2020 to February 2021.
As per the complainant, the accused sexually harassed, physically molested and repeatedly raped her for several months between 2020 and 2021.
“The girl started having anxiety bouts and was admitted to a hospital a week back. After extensive psychological counselling, she opened up to the doctors, counsellors and police officers and revealed that she was sexually harassed by the accused,” police said.
The minor disclosed that she got pregnant and she was forced to abort her pregnancy by the wife of the accused Delhi Police said.
The minor has undergone a medical-legal examination, and an investigation is currently ongoing. More information is awaited.