A shocking case has come to light at a COVID Care Center in South Delhi. Two people have been involved in a molestation incident with a minor living in the center.
On the complaint of the minor, the Maidan Garhi police station registered a case and apprehended the two accused. The victim has been shifted from this center.
The police officer said that people have been kept for quarantine at COVID Care Center at Maidan Garhi in South Delhi. Women and men are segregated in the center.
About five days ago at 2:30 pm, a minor came out of the women’s center for the bathroom. Meanwhile, both the accused were also roaming outside. The accused, after seeing the minor alone, carried out the crime with him.
The victim and the rape accused became familiar with each other during their visit there. On July 15, the suspect called the survivor to a common but separate spot in the facility on the pretext of speaking to her,” a police inspector said on condition of anonymity.
The suspect asked his 20-year-old friend to hold guard and alert him if someone approached them. Then he allegedly raped the girl in the facility’s washroom area, the investigator said.
The accused started fleeing after the incident. But the security personnel saw him. Police reached the information, got the minor’s medical done, and registered a case on his complaint and arrested the two accused.
The arrest of the report came negative after the incident five days ago, and the accused were shifted to different centers. Both the minor and the accused were Corona infected.
In such a situation, the police waited for the corona report of both the accused to come negative. Both the accused got a corona investigation again on Wednesday. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act at the Maidan Garhi police station.
After the report came negative, the police took both into custody and presented them in court through video conferencing. From where both have been sent to jail. The corona report of both the accused came negative, but at present, they will be kept separate from other prisoners in the jail.
About 30% of all patients admitted here are female, a government official said.