Youth arrested for raping girl

March 04, 2013 - 12:56:41 am

New Delhi: A 22-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl here, police said yesterday.

Amjad Khan, a tailor, was arrested and sent to 14 days of judicial custody. The incident was reported from east Delhi’s Chilla village, near Mayur Vihar, Saturday. 

Police said the 16-year-old girl was a friend of Amjad and they knew each other for the past several months. “The girl had gone to meet Amjad at his shop, where he raped her,” said a police officer.

The girl and her parents approached the police and lodged a complaint of rape against Amjad. IANS