Two juveniles among three held for molestation of Burmese girl

New Delhi, Aug. 7 : The Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three accused, including two juvenile, in connection with the molestation a 23-year-old Burmese refugee girl on the intervening night of August 5-6 in Sitapuri locality.

The Dabri Police have arrested 19-year-old Praveen and two juvenile accused in this connection from the same locality.

Following the complaint by the accused, the Dabri Police Station registered a case against Praveen under sections 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), 308(attempt to commit culpable homicide) and 354(assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian penal Code (IPC) on Saturday.

The main accused was produced before a Dwarka Court, which sent him to a 14-day judicial custody, while police have requested the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) to treat both the juveniles, who are above 16 years of age, as adults, citing their previous crime records.

Source: ANI