A policeman of the Uttar Pradesh kidnapped and raped a seven-year-old girl from his neighbourhood in Greater Noida.The policeman, 45-year-old Subhash Singh, posted in the sales tax department in Gautam Budh Nagar, was beaten by localized people before being handed to the police. Constable has been arrested under the stringent Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, which carries a minimum jail of 10 years.
Police said the incident happened at around 3 in afternoon on Wednesday in Greater Noida’s Surajpur locality, where the accused and the victim live in adjacent buildings. The victim’s mother, a single parent, works as a labourer in a factory.He took the child forceful to his flat. People heard her shrieking and hurried to Singh’s house. They saved the girl victim, but policemen managed to run away, a neighbour said.
When he returned at around 4 am, two women spotted him and started shouting, the neighbour added.A video clip of a mob of more than 100 people beating the accused is getting viral on social media.
We standard a complaint from the victim’s mother on Wednesday evening about the alleged rape of the seven-year-old girl. The next morning, we got subject matter that a mob had caught the accused. We reached the spot and arrested him at around 8 am,” said Akhilesh Pradhan, the station house officer at Surajpur police station.