There is no let-up in incidents of sexual abuse of minors in the NCR. A three-year-old girl became the latest rape victim in Gurgaon on Thursday.

She was raped by her 16- year-old juvenile neighbour, also hailing from West Bengal. The victim stayed in a rented accommodation in the Millennium City. Police was informed after the victim’s mother, who works as a maid, came to know about the incident on her return from work. She saw her daughter bleeding and crying in pain. The girl revealed that the accused lured her with Rs.10 and something to eat. He then took her to an abandoned shanty and sexually assaulted her after which he let her go home. 

The mother took her to the locality where the girl identified the accused. She then informed the police. The girl was taken for a medical examination which confirmed rape.The boy was apprehended. A case of rape and another under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered against him at Sadar police station in Gurgaon. 

Only last week, two minors were brutally gangraped in Delhi, sparking outrage and leading to war of words between Delhi government and Delhi Police.