According to the police, the accused boys took the four-year-old to a secluded area where they sexually assaulted her and left her bleeding. The girl was later taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent tests that confirmed sexual assault, they added.
The police in the chargesheet submitted in the court has made 28 witnesses, including the victim and her father. The trial of the case is scheduled to commence from the next date, April 19, when the victim will record her statement in the court.
Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 35, who came to the US on a H-1B visa in 2015, will be deported after he serves his sentence, a federal court in Detroit said as it sentenced the Indian national to nine years of imprisonment.
Following the incident, police personnel in plain clothes had been posted at various bhandaras and temples, with police themselves organising three bhandaras in the hope of trapping the accused, who was eventually arrested from Uttar Pradesh.
In the light of a 16-year-old French exchange student alleging that she was sexually assaulted by the father of an Indian student at whose house she had initially stayed, questions have cropped up on whether such safety precautions are enough.
Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.