At a time when efforts have been made to curb crimes against women and rape of children, another incident of rape of a girl child, aged two-and-half-years, in Dharmanagar sub-division, has created sensation across Tripura.
According to information, the incident of rape of the girl child took place at the ST Para under Churraebari Police Station in the Dharmanagar sub-division of North Tripura on Monday afternoon around 3 to 4 pm. The incident has triggered massive resentment among the locals of the area.
As per sources, a two-and-half-years old girl child along with her five-year-old sister went to watch TV in the house of their neighbour. But taking advantage of the innocence of the child, a 15-year-old boy allegedly raped her.
After allegedly raping her, the accused dumped the seriously injured girl child in the roadside.
The girl child was rescued by the locals and informed it to her parents.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Public Health Centre in the area from where the doctors referred her to the Dharmanagar District Hospital.
The victim has undergone a major operation and is undergoing treatment.
According to doctors, the girl child is in critical condition and there is less chance of survival.
The police have detained the boy and have filed a case (6/376 , 2018) under the POSCO Act.
He will be produced before the court on Wednesday.