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Two minors gang-raped in separate incidents in Punjab

Two minors were allegedly gang-raped in two separate incidents near Abohar in subdivision of Fazilka District, police said on Monday.



Ferozepur: Two minors were allegedly gang-raped in two separate incidents near Abohar in subdivision of Fazilka District, police said on Monday.

A 16-year-old school girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths identified as - Sagar, Mangu and Bansi - at Maujgarh village. They videographed the incident and uploaded it online, police said.

The accused threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone. However, she disclosed it to her parents after the video was uploaded on the web, they said.

The accused were later arrested by the police and booked under various sections of IPC besides section 3 and 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence ACT (POCSO), they said.

Meanwhile, in another incident, an eighth grade girl was allegedly raped by two minors identified as - Gurpreet Singh (18) and Sher Singh (16) - at Toot village, police said.

According to the complaint registered by the victim's parents, both the offenders allegedly abducted the victim from the market on their bike and raped her in the field on Saturday, police said.

The girl was admitted to the local hospital and a case has been registered against the absconding accused, they said.

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