Kanpur shocker: Boy, 7, tries to rape 3-year-old girl, cuts her with blade
In a shocking incident, a seven-year-old boy allegedly tried to rape a three-year-old girl after enticing her with a bicycle ride in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, police said on Tuesday.
According to reports, the incident happened in Kanpur’s Chakeri area when the boy reportedly enticed the 3-year-old girl by offering her a ride on his bicycle and lured her near a drain where he allegedly attempted to rape her.
The girl cried for help, alerting locals who rushed to her rescue forcing the boy to flee the spot.
They found that the boy had also cut the girl with a sharp-edged blade.
A senior police official said that the villagers then informed the girl’s parents and she was rushed to a hospital for treatment and later shifted to the housing nursing home.
The girl’s family claimed that the boy had also cut her with a blade.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Chakeri, Amar Nath Yadav said that a minor boy took a 3-year-old girl from Double Colony near a drain where he tried to rape her.
The officer said that girl was later admitted to a hospital where her condition is stated to be stable, adding that legal action is being initiated.
In a similar incident, a Class 1 student allegedly raped a three-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district last month, following which the 10-year-old was detained by the police.
The girl’s family filed a police complaint with the Muzaffarnagar Police Station stating that the boy took her to the roof of the school and allegedly raped her.
Earlier, a 12-year-old boy was detained Madhya Pradesh’s Indore after he allegedly raped a 3-year-old girl from his neighbourhood.
Reports at the time said the father of the accused minor boy was also booked by the cops for allegedly warning the victim’s family of dire consequences if they filed a complaint against his son.
Police said the boy lured the 3-year-old with chocolates, took her to his house and allegedly raped her.