Violence erupts after a 7-year-old girl raped in Jaipur, 16 arrested

JAIPUR: On Tuesday, he arrested 16 people in connection with a violent protest that broke out after a seven-year-old girl was raped in the Shastri Nagar area of ​​the city.

Some people had gathered in the area to protest. When the police tried to disperse the crowd, they started throwing stones. Some vehicles were damaged and some police officers were also injured. We have registered a case and arrested 16 people, Jaipur Police commissioner Anand Srivastava told reporters.

The victim's family filed a complaint after the girl was kidnapped and raped on Monday.

The culprit lured the girl from her home to a vehicle around 8 pm yesterday and raped her. After two hours, he left it in the same place where it was collected. A medical examination was performed and a case was recorded. Several teams We are working to catch the offender, he said.

Srivastava dismissed the rumors of a communal angle to the incident. Measures will also be taken against those who spread the rumors, he added.