Kidnapped and raped, 3 year old girl dies

The girl was raped and left behind, bleeding and unconscious.

Updated: Jul 28, 2011, 21:20 PM IST

New Delhi: A three-year-old girl, who was
undergoing treatment after being raped, died in a hospital
here on Thursday, police said.

The girl was raped and left behind, bleeding and
unconscious, by an unidentified person on Sunday night in
Kanjhawla, a senior police official said.

"The girl was kidnapped while she was sleeping in the
courtyard of her house with her mother. She was raped and left
behind by the culprit," the official said.

Her parents had found the girl behind their house
lying unconscious.

She was rushed to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital
where she was undergoing treatment.

"She died here early this morning," the official said.

The victim lived along with her parents in Sashi Vihar
area of Kanjhawla.

A case of rape was registered against unknown persons
on Sunday itself.

"The victim`s father has named some people in the
matter. We are investigating their role," the official said.

Meanwhile, locals met senior police officials
demanding immediate arrest of the culprit.

PTI