Home minister assures inquiry into minor’s rape

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Saturday assured that proper action would be take in the rape case of the five-year-old girl here Saturday.

“An inquiry has been ordered. Proper steps will be taken after the inquiry report will be handed over to us,” said Shinde.

He said that he was informed of the details of the rape case Friday and that the the accused had been arrested and will be brought to Delhi from Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

Replying to a question about the victim’s condition, Shinde said: “We are trying to ascertain the her medical condition.”

The girl was abducted April 15 and kept hostage for two days without food and water in a room in which the attacker lived, on the ground floor of the building in east Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar. The victim’s family stays in the same building, police said.

The accused Manoj Kumar, 25, was arrested from a village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district early Saturday, police said.

The girl, who was repeatedly raped, was rescued when members of her family heard her screams Wednesday. She is undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

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