A horrific incident took place on Monday where an 18-month-old girl was sexually assaulted allegedly by her father’s friend who was babysitting her at her house in Shahpur Jat. The accused has been arrested and according to the police, the girl’s parents have gone out to work and left her with the man to take care of him.
The accused is a colleague and a friend of the girl’s father who worked in a private security company. “He came back after night duty while the girl’s father left home for his morning duty. Her mother and siblings also left and finding the child alone, the man sexually assaulted her,” said a senior police officer.
The accused, 21-year-old was unmarried. Additional DCP South Chinmoy Biswal said a case has been registered under POCSO and the accused been arrested. His name, however, was not disclosed by Biswal.