Ludhiana: 11-year-old rape victim has given birth to a female child here on Sunday afternoon at Raghunath Hospital. Patient was further admitted to civil hospital on Sunday evening.
Police have registered case against Deepak Kumar, accused vegetable vendor who resides near the house of victim. Case has been registered against him under Section 6, (POCSO) Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (Punishment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault) and 379 (Punishment for rape).
According to the doctors of civil hospital, patient is not in danger and is not suffering from any problem due to incident.
However, the victim seems to be depressed as she was reluctant to answer any of the questions asked by officials and doctors.
When contacted mother of the victim, she lamented that, “We have given the complaint against Deepak six months back to police regarding teasing of my child. However, my girl is not saying anything against anyone regarding this issue as she is under depression.
However, my child is suffering from Tuberculosis disease from past several years and I have been consulting doctors for the same”.
“On Saturday, I visited homeopathic clinic near my house as my child is having some problem though doctors prescribed some medicines of acidity.
On Sunday, I came along with my daughter at Raghunath Hospital where doctors asked for urine test and my daughter was at washroom and gave birth to child at washroom” added mother of victim.
Rape victim lamented that “Deepak has strictly told me to not to say anything to anyone as he bluntly made me frightened.
Deepak forced me and took me at the backside of the vegetable vend for raping me and have done the same repeatedly for months”.
Importantly, rape victim gave birth to child have made health department and police department on toes as accused Deepak flees away from city claimed by the sources.
Doctor of civil hospital claimed that victim and her daughter are safe.
Davinder Sharma SHO PAU said, “Case has been registered against the accused under section 376 and (POSCO) Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and police have launched the manhunt against the accused”.
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