6-year-old raped in Madhya Pradesh, eyes damaged by attacker

Nation Next Newsroom | Apr 24, 2020 17:00

In a horrifying incident, a 6-year-old girl was raped, abandoned and critically injured in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh. The girl was found in an abandoned room located near her house on April 23 morning.

As per the police, the incident took place on April 22 evening when the victim was playing outside her house with other children. Hemant Chauhan, District Superintendent of Police, told PTI that when girl was playing, an unidentified person took the girl to an isolated place near her house, which was around 55 km from the district headquarters, and raped her there.

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He added that when the victim was found abandoned on Thursday morning, her eyes were damaged by the accused and there were injuries over her face. The victim was rushed to a hospital in Jabalpur in a critical condition and she is currently undergoing treatment.