India: 8-year-old girl raped, accused pays Rs 5 to remain silent
In India, an 8-year-old girl was raped in a rubbish bin and the accused paid her Rs. 5 to keep quiet.
According to Indian media, the incident took place in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, where an accused raped the girl in a rubbish bin and gave her Rs 5 to keep quiet.
According to police, the girl said in her statement that the accused was her father’s age and she had seen him near her house several times.
Police further said that the girl was playing near her house when the accused gave her Rs. 100 and asked her to bring something from a nearby shop. He asked the man to give it to her and when the girl reached there, he snatched her from behind and abused her in the rubbish bin.
According to the police, the girl reported the incident to her family, after which the family lodged a complaint with the police. The accused has been identified with the help of the girl and 8 teams have been formed to arrest her. Police have taken pictures of 40 people who were present at the scene on the day of the incident.
According to the police, the girl has identified the accused from one of the 40 photographs on which the police have arrested the 30-year-old man. The accused is married and his wife had left him last year.
Police say the accused was trying to flee Gujarat when he was apprehended on the spot.