Ghaziabad: The bone ossification test report of the accused in the case related to the 10-year-old girl’s rape inside Ghaziabad’s madrasa, has been submitted before a juvenile justice board. The test was conducted after the accused had claimed to be minor, however, he was not able to prove his age.
Confirming the development, JCP (Crime Branch) Alok Kumar said that police received the report. The report was submitted on Tuesday, days after the accused was arrested. “The doctor, who conducted the test was summoned to appear before the board,” a police officer said as per a report by The Indian Express.
Victim’s maternal uncle explaining the incident had earlier said: “She had gone to buy milk at 2.30 pm on April 21 when she was abducted… we don’t know the accused, neither does she.”
A case against the accused under various sections of IPC 376 and POCSO Act’s sections 4 and 6 was registered, that was later transferred to the Crime Branch.