A 16-year-old girl was found by the Delhi police in intense pain in Mayur Vihar, who subsequently took her to a hospital. She gave birth to a baby girl in the hospital and it was also revealed that she was allegedly gangraped.
The minor worked as a ragpicker and did sundry jobs to feed herself, was found by police in acute pain near a road on December 29. She was rushed to a hospital where doctors told police that the girl was pregnant and later delivered a baby girl on December 31, the police said. The girl said that she had been gangraped by two youths few months back and also shared their names.
It was revealed during investigation that the accused named by the girl were involved in chain snatching and whenever police caught criminals of the same name, they asked her to identify if they were the same duo who raped her.
There was no success in the process until Monday when police apprehended two juveniles, of the same names, and the girl managed to identify them, police said. DCP (East) Omvir Singh confirmed the incident and said that the girl underwent counselling.
The cops are also making efforts to get the minor a job so that she can take herself and the newborn. She stayed on the footpaths near Mayur Vihar metro station and even begged for food at times, police said.