Chitrakoot: The number of rape cases has been increasing in the country. Teenagers are not safe. A 13-year-old girl was raped by three men in Firozabad district in Uttar Pradesh, said police on Monday.
The police claimed that the accused belonged to the same locality as the victim. The three boys lured the girl and took her to a room on Saturday and incessantly raped her.
Police have caught one accused and a manhunt is in progress to catch two other culprits who were involved in minor girl rape.
Dalit girl dies after gang rape
Another teenage Dalit girl who became a victim of gang rape succumbed to her injuries in Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district, police said. Atul Sharma, Superintendent of Police, said that the girl, a resident of the Pahadi Police Station area, was allegedly gang-raped on Wednesday night, when she was sleeping with her family outside her house.
The rape victim died of strangulation, her post-mortem report has confirmed. Police on Sunday said that they received the autopsy report late on Saturday and it also confirmed that the girl had been raped.
The victim was found on Thursday with both her hands tied. Three people, Nadeem, Adarsh Pandey, and Vipul Mishra, have been arrested in this connection, Sharma said.
According to the victim’s family, the victim was sleeping outside her house when a youth, a labourer, entered their house and abducted the girl. The accused then took the victim to a nearby field and raped her.
The family told the police that when they found that the victim was not present outside the house, they started looking for her. She was found lying in a field and was immediately taken to a hospital in Kaushambi for treatment. However, the girl succumbed to wounds Thursday night, police said.