Hoshiarpur: A 12th standard student of a
government school near here was gang raped and five students
of the same school were booked in connection with the
incident, police said on Thursday.
Accused Ranbir Singh, Bhupinder Singh, Rakesh Kumar,
Maninder Pal and Kishan Lal, all students of Government Senior
Secondary School, Jalowal, were booked under different
sections of the IPC last night for allegedly raping the
17-year-old girl in the school canteen on January 7,they said.
In her complaint to police, the victim, a resident
Saidpur, said the five accused stopped her wielding a dagger
when she was leaving the institute after school hours on a
bicycle. They then dragged her to a room in the canteen and
raped her, she alleged.
Police said the culprits threatened the victim not tell
anyone about the incident.
No arrest have been made so far, they said.