CHANDIGARH: The Punjab police on Monday arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl and slitting her throat.
The accused boy has been booked by the Ludhiana police for attempt to rape and attempt to murder and has been produced before the Juvenile Justice Board. The two-year-old was found crying in a locked room in her neighbourhood, semi-naked, her throat slit and bleeding profusely. She was recovered by her family.
The accused is the son of a vegetable seller and was working at a store. He was known to the family of the victim and was a frequent visitor to the family’s house, where he used to play with the two-year-old.Her parents reported her missing from outside her house on Sunday afternoon. She had last been seen playing with the accused.