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Madhya Pradesh: 14-year-old gang-raped twice in 24 hours; five arrested

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 11 Jul 2018, 10:04:22 AM
Madhya Pradesh: 14-year-old gang-raped twice in 24 hrs; five arrested

New Delhi:

In yet another horror, a 14-year-old teenager was allegedly gang-raped twice in a span of 24 hours by five people in Madhya Pradesh’ Chhindwara district, the police said.

The incident took place on July 6 when the girl left her house in the evening but didn’t return. After waiting overnight, the parents of the girl filed a missing complaint in Kundipura Police Station, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Niraj Soni said in a briefing.

After the complaint, the police started searching for the girl in the area. She was found on July 8 in a disoriented state in Mahua Tola area of the district.

“One Mohit Bhardaraj, 22, persuaded her to go with him on his motorbike to the house of his friend Rahul Bhonde, 24, where both of them raped her repeatedly,” ASP Soni said.

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After raping her overnight, the duo let her go next day. However, when she was returning home, three more men - Bunty Bhalavi, Ankit Raghuvanshi and Amit Vishwakarma took her back to Bhonde’s house and allegedly gang-raped her.

The police have arrested all the five accused and booked them under IPC sections 376 (D) (gang-rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 363 (kidnapping), 3(wrongful confinement) and also under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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First Published : 11 Jul 2018, 08:43:06 AM