Man detained for sexually assaulting minor in Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar

- April 8, 2023
| By : Patriot Bureau |

The accused was previously involved in seven cases of snatching, theft, burglary and dacoity registered in Delhi’s east district

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Police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar area, police said on Saturday.

They identified the accused has been identified as Farman (33), a resident of Mayur Vihar Phase-1.

According to police, the victim had filed a complaint on Friday, stating that Farman threatened her parents and sexually assaulted her.

A case was registered immediately, and the accused was arrested, they said.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) Amrutha Guguloth, Farman was previously involved in seven cases of snatching, theft, burglary, and dacoity registered in Delhi’s east district.

Earlier, on September 27, 2022, the victim’s mother had filed a missing complaint about her daughter. The victim was found, and during her medical examination, she revealed the sexual assault incident, said police.
However, while recording a statement before the magistrate under section 164 of CrPC, she did not disclose any such incident, they said.
It was only on Friday that she reported that after recording her previous statement, Farman again sexually assaulted her, said police, adding that the accused has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (With inputs from PTI)