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One arrested in sexual assault on minor case

ANI | Updated: Aug 06, 2020 22:46 IST


New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Thursday evening arrested an accused in connection with the sexual assault and attack on a 12-year-old girl in Paschim Vihar in the national capital two days ago, Delhi police said.

Earlier in the day, in a statement, it said, "We have scanned CCTV footage and are questioning suspects on its basis."
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal met the victim at AIIMS on Thursday. Speaking to media, he said, "I spoke to the Police Commissioner. The police are trying to nab the accused. The govt will ensure strict punishment for the accused. The govt will provide Rs 10 lakh to her family members."
Shocked by the incident, East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir had tweeted, "The brutal rape of a 12 yr old child is absolutely horrific! Those animals deserve nothing less than death. All of us are praying for her and I urge the Delhi Police to bring the perpetrators to justice at the earliest."(ANI)

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