Hyderabad shocker: Youth arrested over charges of raping one-year-old toddler
The parents of the girl are street vendors. The accused was working with them at their house in Chilkalguda area in Hyderabad and assisted in making snacks
Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a one-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth who worked with her parents at their house in Chilkalguda area in Hyderabad, police said.
The accused, Deepu Singh (20), took the baby girl from the second floor of the house where she was sleeping with her parents, to the ground floor and allegedly raped her at around midnight last night, Chilkalguda Police Station Inspector K Srinivasulu said based on a complaint lodged by her parents.
"Deepu Singh took the baby girl from her parents who were in deep sleep and allegedly committed rape," Srinivasulu told PTI.
The accused was arrested on Wednesday after a case was registered against him on charge of rape under relevant sections of IPC and provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act, based on the complaint. The girl has been shifted to a government hospital in Hyderabad and is undergoing treatment, the police officer said.
The parents of the girl are street vendors. The accused was working with them at their house and assisted in making snacks.
Further investigations are on into the offence, police added
The meeting, being organised to commemorate the sacrifices of freedom fighters who fought against the Nizam and Razakars, would be held at the district headquarters town of Nirmal near Adilabad.
The Mumbai police commissioner claimed the accused has confessed to the crime and police have recovered the weapon used in the incident.
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