Three arrested for raping minor girl in Betul

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 21:15

Betul (MP): Three were arrested here on Wednesday
for allegedly raping a a 15-year-old minor girl when she had
gone to reply nature`s call behind her school, police said.

The arrested accused were identified as Kashinath
Yaduvanshi, Santram Yaduvanshi and Golu Yaduvanshi, they said.
The girl studying in Class VIII of government middle
school here had gone to reply to nature`s call with her friend
behind her school when she was allegedly gangraped by the
accused on September 23, they said, adding that her friends,
however, managed to escape.

According to the victim, the accused had threatened her
with dire consequences if she revealed to anybody about the

She, however, told about it to her mother yesterday, who
approached police today and lodged the complaint, police said.
The police after the medical test of the girl arrested
the accused.

The accused have been booked under relevant sections
of IPC and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention
of Atrocities) Act, since the victim belongs to tribal


First Published: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 21:15

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