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Three-year-old girl raped by 15-year-old minor in Haryana!

The incident happened in Haryana's Hissar district. The three-year-old girl was alone at her house at that time.

Days after the gang-rape and murder of a 15-year-old minor, Haryana is making news again today. This time the victim is a little three-year-old girl who perhaps doesn't even understand the meaning of the word rape.

Three-year-old girl raped in Haryana

The incident happened in Haryana's Hissar district. The three-year-old girl was alone at her house at that time. The assailant stayed in the neighbourhood. He approached the girl when she was all alone at home, say reports.

The father works in a private firm while the mother works as a housemaid, say reports. They are migrants from Bihar. The minor has been arrested and sent to the Juvenile Justice Board.

"We got information that a three-and-a-half-year-old girl was raped. The case was registered. The accused, her 15-year-old neighbour, was rounded up and produced before Juvenile Justice Board today. Her parents work as labourers and were not around when the incident took place,” DSP Hisar Jitender Kumar, told The Indian Express.

The girl and her brother were alone at home

It has also come to light that the girl and her brother who is a couple of years older to her were alone at that time.

"The girl along with her brother, who is only a couple of years older to her, was alone at home yesterday when the accused boy lured her to accompany him to another place and raped her," added the Police.

However, the people in the neighbourhood came to know of the incident and nabbed the boy. The girl's mother took her to the hospital as her daughter was severely injured. After that, she informed the Police.

“Such incidents are unfortunate. We’ll take strict action and tie up all loose ends. We have made changes in the police administration and transferred a few officers,” said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to the media.

Haryana number 1 in crimes against women

It must be noted here that despite the government's claims, Haryana ranked among the top in the country for gang rapes and crimes against women in 2015.

  • The National Crime Record Bureau stated that there were 204 gang rapes in 2015, which came to 1.6 gang rapes per lakh women.
  • During 2016, Haryana reported 1,090 murders, 1,189 rapes, 191 gang rapes and 4,019 kidnappings and abductions, which came to about three murders, three rapes and 11 kidnappings and abductions per day, on an average.
  • Haryana was the third highest in the country in terms of crime incidents. During 2016, it was the highest in cases of gang rape. The data for 2017  has not been tabulated so far.

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