A six-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an unknown person inside a public convenience at Badarpur in South East Delhi on Friday. The victim, who also sustained injuries in the neck, has been admitted in All-India Institute of Medical Sciences’ JPNA Trauma Centre.

The girl lives in a slum cluster along with her parents and six siblings. Her father, who is a migrant, sells balloons. On Friday afternoon, the girl went to the public convenience to relieve herself when an unknown young man overpowered her and sexually assaulted her. He also injured her in the neck apparently in an attempt to kill her and then fled from the spot.

When the girl raised an alarm, the matter was reported to the police. It is learnt that the victim underwent an operation late on Friday evening.

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