Till July 2018, out of 20 such cases reported to police, 17 were committed by the neighbours of the minors.
LUDHIANA: A few days ago, the city of Ludhiana was shaken to its core, when a 12-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl.
In a lot of cases, the neighbours seem to notice when the parents shall be away and they strike at that moment.
Such statistics show that the susceptibility of children being raped by their neighbours seems to be increasing at an alarming rate.
According to police data, out of 24 incidents of sexual assault of minors in 2017, 19 were committed by their neighbours.
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