8-yr-old raped in Delhi; hospital terms her critical but stable
In a horrific crime that emerged in national capital, an eight year old was raped by her cousin, said to be in his twenties, leaving her injured grievously and battling for life.
The baby has undergone, according to hospital sources, a three-hour surgery, after which she is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
The baby was brought, severely wounded and bleeding, to the hospital on Sunday evening.
The crime took place in her home in west Delhi’s Subhash Nagar and at a time when both her parents were out for work, police sources confirmed.
The child’s father is a labourer and she was left to the care of a relative in the building.
It was when the mother, a domestic help, returned, she found the baby crying on a bed that was full of blood. The baby was taken to hospital, where it was confirmed that she had been raped.
The family told the police that they suspected the child’s cousin, the father of a boy, who was missing.
Meanwhile the Women Commission in Delhi also reacted to the rape and had this to tweet: This is not the rape of an eight-month-old child but the rape of the Delhi Women’s Commission. >