Indian policeman arrested for raping minor in New Delhi

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NEW DELHI: An Indian policeman has been arrested on suspicion of raping a seven-year-old lady, allegedly whereas he was drunk, a senior officer stated Sunday.

Colleagues raised the alarm after discovering the lady bare within the officer’s quarters within the northern state of Uttar Pradesh late on Saturday, native police superintendent Vipin Tada stated.

“We despatched her for a medical examination and are awaiting a remaining report,” he added.

“The policeman can be present process medical exams to substantiate whether or not he was consuming alcohol inside his quarters.”

The Press Belief of India information company stated indignant locals had tried to assault the native police submit in protest. However Tada stated the gang was pacified after they discovered the officer had been arrested.

India has a grim document of sexual assaults on minors, with 20,000 instances reported in 2015, in accordance with authorities information.

It strengthened its legal guidelines on sexual violence after the deadly gang-rape of a Delhi scholar in 2012 induced world outrage, however assaults are nonetheless widespread.

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