The victim was rushed to Deep Hospital in Model Town area where she was operated on her neck. Doctors said she was out of danger.
Her parents said that she was playing outside her home in the same colony with her 14-year old neighbour. Her father said,"When we realised that she was not there outside the house, we started looking for her. Even the 14-year old boy was not to be found at home."
He further added,"During the search, we heard screams from an abandoned room that was locked from outside. When we broke into the room, our daughter was lying half naked. Her throat was slit with a sharp-edged weapon and she was bleeding profusely."
"We immediately informed the police and rushed her to the hospital," her father added.
Division Number 5 station house officer (SHO) Beant Juneja said,"We rushed to the spot when the family informed us about the incident. The girl was injured with some sharp-edged weapon. The family was suspecting that the 14-year old boy was the culprit. She was critical and profusely bleeding when she was rushed to the hospital. However, after the opertaion she was fine."
He further added,"Police have been awaiting medical reports for confirmation of sexual assault."
"Police also suspect that the accused tried to rape her before attempting to murder her. The police have arrested the boy and registered a case of rape in the matter," the SHO said.