BALLIA: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a relative, who’s also a small, in a village at Revathi region of the district on Tuesday, authorities said. The in-charge of Revathi police channel, Pravin Singh, said the woman had come to her grandmother’s village, where she was allegedly raped by her maternal uncle in the afternoon.
He explained depending on the criticism of the woman’s mom, a case was filed against the 14-year old accused under divisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Singh explained the woman was delivered to the district hospital for therapy.
(The victim’s identity has not been shown to protect her privacy according to Supreme court directives on cases related to sexual assault)