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Teenager raped by neighbours

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 21:07

New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl was raped
allegedly by her two neighbours in south-west Delhi when they
were returning after shopping, police said today.

The incident was reported from Mahipalpur yesterday.
Dharmender (31) and Praveen (29), both property
dealers, were arrested after the girl`s family approached
police accusing them of raping her, a senior police official
said.

The victim, a Class VII student of a government
school in Palam village, and the family were friendly with the
property dealers and yesterday, they offered her a lift when
she wanted to go for shopping.

When they were returning, the official said, the
property dealers allegedly took turns to rape her after
driving to a secluded place.

She was later dropped at her home and threatened with
dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone.

The incident came to light when she told her mother,
who runs a cosmetic shop in Mahipalpur, about the incident.

They approached the police which took her to Deen
Dayal Upadhyay Hospital where a medical examination confirmed
rape.

On the complaint, the property dealers were arrested.
"The car in which the rape occurred had tinted glass
and we assume that the incident took place in a secluded
place," the official said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 21:07
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