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7-year-old girl case: Rape charges slapped against father

The UT Police on Tuesday added charges of rape against Suresh Kumar,father of the 7-year-old Colony Number 4 girl,who was arrested by the UT Police on Monday.

The UT Police on Tuesday added charges of rape against Suresh Kumar,father of the 7-year-old Colony Number 4 girl,who was arrested by the UT Police on Monday. The accused,who was remanded in judicial custody,had allegedly raped his daughter on Sunday.

DSP Vijay Kumar said,“We have received the medico-legal report (MLR) which confirms rape”. The accused has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act,2012.

The MLR stated that the child had suffered “grievous injury”. The girl was reportedly recovered from a forest,after she went missing from her residence on Sunday. She was later taken to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH),Sector 32.

Kumar had allegedly taken the victim to the forest,while the family members were asleep. After he committed the alleged crime,he came back to his house and slept. Later,the mother raised an alarm,following which the girl was recovered.