The Hush Post, Chandigarh: A 13-year-old minor was raped at her home in Maloya, Chandigarh by a youth who resided a floor above her. The incident took place on Wednesday. The youth entered her house on some frivolous pretext. Finding her alone, he shut the door, gagged her mouth and forced himself upon her. He even threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the incident.
The youth was arrested within eight hours of committing the crime. The police had taken the victim to the court for recording her statement on Wednesday. On the way back the victim saw the accused in Daddumajra and identified him. Subsequently, the accused was arrested who has been identified as 20-year-old Shami Kumar.
The girl belongs to a poor family. Her father works as a carpenter in the city and her mother works as a maid. The girl is a class VI student in a government school and was alone at her home on Wednesday as it was a holiday.
The girl was bleeding profusely after the incident. Since, the bleeding didn’t stop, she called up her mother and narrated about the ordeal. Her mother took her to the Government Medical Super Speciality Hospital (GMSH) Sector-16 , where her medical examination confirmed the rape and the doctors advised victim’s family to report the matter to the police.
The police called a forensic team from Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Sector-36 to collect samples from the spot. The team took a bed-sheet and a blanket from the victim’s house for medical examination. Meanwhile, the police also have preserved the clothes the victim was wearing at the time of commission of crime.