The girl disclosed the ordeal to her parents following which they approached the police. (Representational photo)
In a barbaric act reported from the national capital, a 35-year-old sanitation worker allegedly sexually assaulted a five-year-old girl at a public toilet in the Naraina area. He was arrested by the police. News agency PTI reported that the incident took place on February 6 and was reported to the Naraina police station on Monday. Meanwhile, the police investigations revealed that the survivor had gone to the public toilet when the cleaner allegedly grabbed her and raped her.
The girl disclosed the ordeal to her parents following which they approached the police. The survivor mentioned that after raping her, he threatened to kill her if she spoke about the incident to her parents. She was taken for a medical examination. Deputy Commissioner of Police (west) Monika Bhardwaj told PTI that a case was registered against the accused after which he was arrested.
Reportedly, the minor's condition is now stable. The survivor's father works as a driver and her mother is a housewife.
The incident also prompted the Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal to go the hospital to meet the survivor and her family. She also tweeted about the incident, "Now, 5-year-old girl raped in Naraina by a 40-year-old man. The child has suffered terribly and has bled a lot. On my way to the Hospital to see her. Delhi is truly the RAPE CAPITAL of the world. God help us all."
Now, 5 year old girl raped in Naraina by a 40 year old man. The child has suffered terribly and has bled a lot. On my way to the Hospital to see her. Delhi is truly the RAPE CAPITAL of the world. God help us all!!!— Swati Maliwal (@SwatiJaiHind) February 11, 2019