7-year-old gangraped in east Delhi

New Delhi: A 7-year-old girl was abducted and allegedly raped by three youths in east Delhi’s Mandawali area, police said today.

“The minor girl is in hospital and is recovering. Three accused were mentioned in FIR and all have been arrested. The arrested accused including two of her neighbours are Bhure (19) Amir (21) and Bhim Sen (19),” Reshi Pal, DCP (East) said.

The victim lived with his parents at Yamuna Khadar in Mandawwali. Her parents are involved in growing vegetables on the river floodplains, Pal said.

The girl was sleeping outside her house when she was allegedly picked up by the accused and raped around 11 pm last night, police said.

The accused dumped the girl near her house and fled away.

She was found lying unconscious by her parents and locals who had been searching for her.

The girl was rushed to LBS hospital from where she was shifted to AIIMS trauma centre as she was in a critical condition.

A case under relevant sections of IP