People in Mangolpuri in Delhi protested on streets after an unidentified man raped a 7-year-old girl inside an MCD school in the area.
Angry protesters, including neighbours and local residents clashed outside the hospital with the police.
Protesters accused the police of taking no action for three hours post the incident.
Huge crowds gathered outside the hospital and pelted stones and vandalised buses.
The police had to resort to lathicharge to clear the crowd that blamed the police for delayed action.
Meanwhile, Gopal Subramanium, former Solicitor-General of India, who was a member of the Justice Verma committee, blamed the Centre's lack of seriousness in dealing with crime against women.
The police claim to have recovered vital clues saying they are close to a breakthrough