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Panchkula: 15 year-old minor gangraped

A 15-year-old girl, a student of Class X, was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped by two young men known to her brother in Haryana`s Panchkula region, police said on Tuesday.



Chandigarh: A 15-year-old girl, a student of Class X, was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped by two young men known to her brother in Haryana`s Panchkula region, police said on Tuesday.

The two accused have been arrested and booked for kidnapping and raping the girl under relevant sections of the IPC after a complaint was lodged by the victim on Monday evening.

The two were remanded to two day police custody by a Panchkula Court later on Tuesday.
The girl, a resident of Sector 6 area in Panchkula, was allegedly lured by the two youths on some pretext on Sunday evening, Panchkula`s Superintendent of Police, Manish Chaudhry said.

According to the victim`s statement, she was lured by the two youths who took her in their car. Later on, they offered a drink to her which was laced with intoxicants," Chaudhry said.

The victim fell unconscious after consuming the drink and was not aware what was happening with her, she said.

"A medical examination of the victim was done which confirmed sexual intercourse. The samples of the two accused and the girl have been sent to Forensic Sciences Laboratory, in Madhuban," Chaudhry said.
The two accused are pursuing engineering and BA. While one of them is a resident of Sector 2, Panchkula, the other is a resident of Manimajra town in Chandigarh.

"The two youths belong to well off families and so does the victim. The duo was known to the girl`s brother.

Initially the girl`s family was reluctant to come forward with the complaint fearing the incident would be prominently highlighted in the media, but later on decided to lodge a case so that the accused are punished under the law, police sources said.

PTI

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