Delhi shocker: 12-year-old boy raped, left to die in Seelampur
A 12-year-old boy was reportedly raped by four persons in a horrible incident that came to light on Sunday in New Delhi's Seelampur area, according to reports. The accused also allegedly beat him with sticks and abandoned him to die on September 18. The victim's mother filed a complaint with Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), who took cognizance of the incident.
DCW takes cognizance of the incident, files FIR
As per officials, DCW took cognizance of the incident and filed an FIR with Delhi Police after a complaint by the boy's mother. "In Delhi, let alone girls, even boys aren't safe. A 12-year-old boy was brutally raped by four people and left in a half-dead condition after being beaten with sticks. Our team registered an FIR in the matter," DCW Chairperson Maliwal said.
Image of the victim shared on Twitter
What did the police say?
According to India Today, police have started the investigation and arrested one person in connection with the case. Three accused persons are still on the run while a manhunt has been launched to nab them, it said. The women's panel has also issued a notice to Delhi Police in connection with the case asking them to expedite the case.
8-year-old girl raped in Delhi
Last month, a 36-year-old man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping an eight-year-old girl and later murdering her in the forest area of Yamuna Khadar in Delhi. The accused, a butcher by profession, was acquainted with the girl's family and allegedly had an affair with her mother. The girl reportedly caught them in an intimate situation, following which he decided to kill her.