Five minor boys have been apprehended on charges of attempting to criminally assault a 10-year-old girl at Hauz Qazi in Central Delhi.

The incident was reported to the police by the victim's father after she purportedly disclosed that half-a-dozen minors were trying to criminally assault her for the past one year.

They would allegedly take her to an isolated place and try to assault her.

Based on the complaint, the police apprehended five of them and produced them before the Juvenile Justice Board. Subsequently they were taken to a shelter home. The police are trying to trace the sixth juvenile. One of the minors was the victim's schoolmate.