In a shocking incident, just three days after a massive Bekhauf Azadi march was held in the city raising voice to prevent the crime against girls and to support their freedom, a 12-year-old 8th class girl student was kidnapped and rapped by armed man when she was returning home after celebrating Independence Day at school in Chandigarh yesterday. The incident took place in the morning when she was on her way to home and man armed with sharp edge weapon stopped her, and raped her in the children’s traffic park in Sector 23. The police said after recording the statement of the victim under section 164 of CRPC, a case under sections 376, 506, 341 of IPC and section 4 of POSCO act has been registered in the case. The accused is still at large.
A 12 year old girl raped in Chandigarh by armed man on Independence Day August 16, 2017