A person allegedly raped a 23-year-old lady inside a park close to Crimson Fort on Saturday night time and kidnapped her two-year-old daughter, who was later discovered. The police mentioned the lady and the person are homeless and stay in several metropolis parks and shelter houses.
The girl instructed the police that the person had hit her head with a stone when she tried to withstand the assault and in addition kidnapped her daughter. The police mentioned they had been passing by the park on Saturday night time once they heard the lady’s screams. The 30-year-old alleged rapist, additionally homeless, was arrested on Monday.
The police mentioned that on Saturday night time, the staff reached the spot and took the lady to the hospital.
The girl had alleged on the hospital that the person had kidnapped her two-year-old daughter after assaulting her.
“She mentioned the person injured her by hitting her with a stone when she resisted the try and kidnapped. Based mostly on her assertion and following an in depth medical examination, a case of rape and assault and kidnapping was registered beneath the Indian Penal Code,” an officer mentioned, wishing to not be named.
“Nevertheless, the lady’s daughter was discovered the identical night time near the world the place the lady lives. Some locals discovered her and introduced her residence. The person has been booked for kidnapping as nicely however we’re probing if he tried to kidnap the lady,” added the officer, who requested anonymity.
The officer mentioned the Crimson Fort is a part of the high-security zone of the capital and preparations for Independence Day on August 15 have already began. “On daily basis, the world is checked by safety personnel, together with paramilitary forces. That is how the lady and the person had been noticed by them and she or he was rescued,” he added.
Deputy commissioner of police (north) Monika Bhardwaj mentioned a police staff was deployed to seek for the suspect who fled the spot.
“Our groups checked CCTV digicam footage and spoke to different vagabonds residing in that space and recognized the person. He was arrested on Monday,” Bhardwaj mentioned.
The DCP mentioned the person has no earlier felony involvement.
5 days in the past, final Friday, an eight-year-old lady sleeping subsequent to her grandmother outdoors their residence in North Delhi was kidnapped and raped. The police managed to arrest the suspect two days in a while Sunday utilizing the survivor’s description. He was recognized as a avenue vendor.