Tuesday , October 19 2021

17-year old raped in Chittorgarh, juvenile detained

Udaipur : A 17-year old  girl was admitted in the government hospital on Saturday night in critical condition after she was raped in Kumbha Nagar under Sadar police station limits of Chittorgarh.The rape survivor bled excessively, so the doctors had to perform a surgery in the morning to stop the bleeding. Meanwhile, on the complaint of her family, police has registered a case under the POCSO Act and detained a juvenile. Former legislator Surendra Singh Jadawat, District Congress Committee president and other party people went to the hospital to know the well being of the girl and assured speedy action to ensure justice.

According to the police, the girl lived in a rented room in Kumbanagar area for studies and had been in contact with the accused, a college going boy who often came to her house. On Saturday night, the accused sexually assaulted her. When her medical condition deteriorated, the house owner informed her parents who arrived Chittorgarh and rushed her to the hospital. Sadar SHO Navneet Vyas and team also reached the hospital,however the girl was unconscious and not in a condition to give a statement.

Police detained the juvenile on a complaint of the girl’s family. The girl had recently taken admission in a college and had come in contact with the accused since, police said. Another youth Kailash Jat who is the accused’s friend too have been named in the complaint, however, police is investigating the details. ” We are investigating the details, once the rape survivor is in a condition to speak, her statement would be recorded. Medical report confirm sexual activity, however, whether she was raped by one or more than one person would only be known once she is able to speak” the SHO said. 

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