The 38-year-old alleged paedophile arrested by police on Sunday used a similar modus operandi almost every time, telling girls he knew their fathers before leading them to isolated spots, speaking to the girls he targeted has revealed. The accused would sometimes target multiple girls in one day. The Indian Express Monday met four schoolgirls, aged between 7 and 11, who were targeted by the accused, including one who was allegedly raped. The accused was arrested after police received a complaint from the parents of a seven-year-old, whom he allegedly raped.
According to the DCP, the accused, Sunil Rastogi, told police he tried to sexually assault about 600 girls. In their New Ashok Nagar home, parents of a 10-year-old girl, who had allegedly been taken to a dark alley by the accused but escaped, said they were in shock. The girl’s father said she had gone to buy stationery from a shop nearby at 7.45 pm on December 13 — the first time he had left her alone. That’s when the accused approached her.