An 18-year-old man was arrested on Friday for allegedly attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl who lives in his neighbourhood in Noida, police stated.
As per police, the incident passed off on Wednesday and the suspect was nabbed from Noida’s Sector 22.
In accordance to Amit Kumar, station home officer (SHO) of Sector 24 police station, the suspect has been recognized as Abhishek Singh, initially from Aligarh district, who works as a waiter in an eatery in Noida.
“The eight-year-old girl’s father got here to the police station on Wednesday night time and said that Abhishek allegedly tried to rape his daughter earlier in the day. He said that his eight-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been alone at residence whereas he and his spouse have been away for work,” Kumar stated.
In accordance to the daddy’s grievance, the suspect entered their residence whereas the siblings have been busy enjoying.
“Because the suspect was identified to the household, he typically used to go to their residence. On Wednesday as properly, the suspect got here to their residence when the mother and father have been at work. He took the complainant’s daughter contained in the room and tried to rape her. Nevertheless, the girl raised an alarm following which the suspect fled the spot,” the SHO stated.
Based mostly on the grievance, an FIR beneath Part 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and related Sections of the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences Act (Pocso) was registered in opposition to the suspect.
“The suspect was hiding at a pal’s residence and with the assistance of native intelligence, was traced and arrested by the police. The suspect was produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace and despatched to judicial custody,” stated the SHO.