NEW DELHI: A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a teenager in northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar, the police said today.
The 14-year-old accused has been apprehended and sent to an observation home, the police said, adding the incident was reported yesterday by the girl's family.
The girl was playing outside her home when the juvenile noticed her while he was sitting at his father's grocery store. He then took her with him to an isolated spot on the pretext of playing but sexually assaulted her, they said.
He left the girl outside her home. She was crying with pain when her mother took her to a doctor where it was found that the girl had been sexually assaulted, the police said.
The mother then approached the police and a case was registered. Subsequently, the accused juvenile was identified and was apprehended, a senior police official said.
In another incident, a 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl in northeast Delhi's Nand Nagri.
The incident was reported a couple of days ago and the accused was nabbed from Meerut yesterday, the police said.
The girl had gone to a grocery store to collect some money that the shopkeeper owed to her mother. The shopkeeper took the girl to an isolated spot and raped her, they said.
After she came home, she narrated her ordeal to her parents who then approached the police.
The accused had by then fled to Meerut from where he was arrested yesterday, the police said.