Panna: Five people, including a woman, have been arrested in connection with the - of a 15-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh`s Panna district, police said here on Monday.
The accused, arrested yesterday, have been identified as Ram Bhagat Sahu, Ranjit, a woman named Munni Bai, Videsh Luniya and Sonelal, police said, adding that another accused Kallu Sen is absconding.
According to the police, Munni Bai had lured the girl to a spot where she was gang-raped by the accused, as a result of which she became pregnant and was forced to undergo an abortion.
At the time of the incident, the girl`s parents were away and she could not muster the courage to file a complaint against the accused.
Her parents returned yesterday and it was then that a complaint was filed and five of the six accused were arrested, police said.