MP: 3 arrested for rape of minor girl
Gwalior: Three youths were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Govindpuri area here, police said on Sunday.
The incident took place at Kosh Colony last evening when the victim was returning from a coaching institute, they said.
Vishambhar Gurjar, Niranjan Gurjar and Rakesh Kushwaha, all in their twenties, were arrested last night and booked under Section 376 (B) (punishment for rape) of the IPC, Gwalior SP Makrand Deoskar told reporters.
According to police, the trio were distributing marriage invitation card last evening when they saw the 16-year-old walking alone in the locality.
They then forced the girl into their jeep and took her to a secluded place where they took turns to rape her, Deoskar said.
The accused were arrested on the basis of the colour of their vehicle and the last two digits of its registration number which were recalled by the victim.
Police said the trio dumped the girl at a secluded place after committing the crime after which she somehow managed to inform her parents about the incident.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Discussion over BJP's enormous victory in Maharashtra civic polls
- UP polls: Top 5 highlights of PM Modi's speech in Bahraich
- NASA discovers seven Earth-like planets orbiting a single star
- Is Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance just a compulsion for Akhilesh Yadav?
- BMC election results 2017: Shiv Sena ahead as single largest party
- Reliance Jio Vs Airtel free data plan: A comparison
- BMC election 2017 results: As it happened
- Maharashtra Civic Poll Results 2017: As it happened on Thursday
- WATCH: When Matthew Renshaw left everybody surprised by 'retiring ill' on Day 1 of India-England Test
- Solapur Municipal Corporation, Congress bastion, wrested by BJP