A minor girl was raped in the Sultanpuri area of Delhi, an official said on Saturday. According to the official, the victim girl came to Sultanpuri police station on May 17 following which her statement was recorded and her medical test was conducted.
Based on her complaint, the police registered a case under sections 376 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code and section 6 of the POCSO Act at the Sultanpuri police station. Meanwhile, the police have identified the accused as Yash, a civil defense volunteer. However, the accused is absconding after the incident.
“Notice under section 41(A) of the CrPC was sent twice to the accused’s father for joining the investigation but the accused did not join,” the official said, adding that several raids have been conducted at all possible hideouts of the accused to trace him. A non-bailable warrant has also been issued against the accused.