Delhi: Afghan girl ‘sexually assaulted’

Police said that after the girl’s family intervened, the accused asked her to meet so he could apologise. Instead, the accused and a friend sexually assaulted the girl, police said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:November 10, 2016 1:55 am

A 15-year-old Afghan girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by two persons, one of them known to her, in southeast Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin, police said.

According to police, the minor told them that her former classmate had introduced her to one of his friends last year, who asked her to marry him. The girl rejected the proposal, after which the accused allegedly clicked objectionable photos of her and posted them online.

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Police said that after the girl’s family intervened, the accused asked her to meet so he could apologise. Instead, the accused and a friend sexually assaulted the girl, police said.

A case has been filed under IPC sections and POCSO Act.