Neighbour youth rapes 8-year-old girl in Lucknow | Lucknow News


LUCKNOW: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a neighbour in Gudumba area on Saturday.
The incident came to fore on Monday, when the girl was admitted to hospital on Kursi Road after she complained of discomfort and uneasiness.
However, her condition was stated to be stable.
Police said that the 24-year-old accused was arrested after the family lodged a complaint in this connection. Both the accused and girl’s fathers are mason by profession.
DCP Qasim Abidi said the minor girl was with her younger siblings in her house when their parents were out for work.
Taking advantage of the situation, the accused managed to lure her by offering chocolates and took her to his house, where he raped her.
“When the girl’s mother, who works at a private hospital, came back, she found her daughter sobbin,g though she did not reveal anything. On Monday, the girl started complaining of discomfort and uneasiness after which she was taken to the hospital, where doctors told the family that she was sexually assaulted,” said the DCP.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)





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