Further probe needed in Chandigarh child rape case, say police

first_imgA day when a report emerged that the DNA of the baby girl, delivered last month by the 10-year-old rape victim here, didn’t match with the accused — who is an uncle of the victim — the Chandigarh Police has said that matter was part of investigation and nothing can be revealed at this moment.Chandigarh police comments came after a section of media reported, claiming that Central Forensic Science Laboratory has in its report stated that the DNA of the baby girl, who was delivered on August 17, at a local government hospital did not match with the accused.“I can not comment on anything related on this issue..Whatever has been reported is now a part of police investigation,” Nilambari Jagadale Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh told, The Hindu on Tuesday.“We will carry out further investigation and only then I’ll be able to comment on the issue,” she added.The 10-year-old victim girl was allegedly raped by her uncle repeatedly. The accused was arrested on July 14 after an FIR was registered against him on the complaint of victim’s mother.Notably, the Supreme Court had on July 28 turned down the abortion plea of the rape victim, who at that time had a 32-week-old pregnancy. The pregnancy of the victim was discovered when she complained of stomach ache in July and was taken to the hospital, where it was found that she was around 30 weeks pregnant.last_img

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