The appalling incident took place on Tuesday in Delhi’s Paschim Vihar area wherein, a 12-year-old- girl was brutally attacked and raped. She had severe injuries due to repeatedly being hit by a sharp object and is being treated in the AIIMS hospital, Delhi.
The Delhi police have reported that a 33-year-old man, Krishana has been arrested for carrying out the heinous act. Joint commissioner of police, Shalini Singh has informed that the accused has 4 pre-existing criminal cases against him, including one for murder.
According to Delhi Police, the accused had entered the house with an intention to loot and fled the site immediately after the crime.
The bloodied victim, on Tuesday, was first discovered by the neighbors and subsequently, the police were informed.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was “shaken to the core “on the news of the incident and had visited the victim in AIIMS hospital on Thursday. The victim lies in a critical condition while surgery has been performed.
An FIR against the accused has been launched under section 307 (attempt to murder) and POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act, while more investigation follows.