A boy was admitted to the hospital in “very critical condition”, said a statement submitted by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal to the Station House Officer (SHO) of Seelampur police station.
A minor boy who was allegedly gang-raped by his 3 friends and neighbours it is also been supposedly said that he was been beaten and a rod had been inserted inside his private area. This took place in Delhi’s northeast area, Seelampur. The incident took place last week, informed the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), on Sunday the boy is currently in critical condition at Delhi’s LNJP hospital and he is in ICU.
The DCW said that the boy’s mother approached them and alleged that her son was sexually assaulted near their house. According to the statement, the horrific ordeal took place on September 18 and the boy told his parents about it on September 22. “They also beat him up with bricks and rods”, the statement read. The DCW also sought immediate action against those accused.
No sooner the police was called by the LNJP hospital, “Immediately, the police team reached at the hospital and met with the parents of the child but they refused to give a statement. The child was under medical observation,” said a statement by Delhi police Deputy Commissioner (DCP) Sanjay Sain’s office.
The DCW Chief also took to Twitter and shared blurred pictures of the victim saying, “In Delhi, let alone girls, even boys are not safe. A 12-year-old boy was brutally raped by four people and left in a half-dead condition after being beaten with sticks. Our team registered an FIR in the matter.”
One of the accused has been detained while others are absconding, the assault was following a petty issue and all the accused live near the boy’s house, the police found during the investigation. Furthermore, the victim knew the accused, all of whom are between the ages of 10-12, reportedly one of the accused is also a cousin of the minor.