NEW DELHI: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by her three minor neighbours in Paschim Vihar area of west Delhi, police said today.
The incident took place on July 3 when the three boys, who also reside in the same locality, took the victim to a nearby park on the pretext of giving her a mango and allegedly raped her there.
Police have taken all the accused, aged between 10 and 15 years, into custody and produced them before the Juvenile Justice Board.
"The incident came to light yesterday when the victim's private parts developed some problems. She narrated the incident on being asked by her mother. Later, the mother informed the police," a senior police officer said.
Based on the mother's complaint, a case under appropriate sections of the IPC and POCSO Act has been registered at Paschim Vihar police station and further investigation is on, the officer said.