New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl was raped by a transport company owner in New Delhi when she approached him in search of a job, police said on Tuesday.

The victim, who has studied up to Class 8, was sexually assaulted by the transporter C.M. Kashyap on Sunday evening at his office in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh where she approached him in search of a job.

"Kashyap also threatened the victim with dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone. But the victim informed her family members who registered a case on Monday. The victim's medical report confirmed rape," said a police officer.

Kashyap, who is in his 30s, is absconding.


(Agencies)

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