Five girls raped in Uttar Pradesh in four days
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Last Updated: Monday, February 07, 2011, 23:27
Lucknow: Five girls, including a dalit girl were sexually assaulted in different districts of Uttar Pradesh in the last four days, police said on Monday.

In Jhansi, a 17 year-old girl committed suicide after she was allegedly raped in Taktauli village in Mau Ranipur police station area.

The girl sprinkled kerosene and set herself ablaze in her village yesterday after Kailash Ahirvar of the same village allegedly raped her on Saturday, Superintendent of police P K Tewari said.

In a separate incident, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's constituency Raebareli, a minor dalit girl was raped by two youths.

The girl was raped by Akbar and Jackie alias Govind when she was returning home in Lalganj area on February 3, Special Director General (law and order) Brij Lal said, adding that both the accused had been arrested.

The SDG said that in Badaun a teenager was raped by a youth, after administering drugs to her family members.

Saira Begum informed the police that Asif, who used to frequent her house, in connivance with his friend Yunus administered some drug to her family on Saturday night after which they fell unconscious.

"She alleged that later Yunus entered her house and raped her daughter. Asif and Yunus have been arrested in this connection," Brij Lal said.

In another incident a 14-year-old girl was raped in Mirchasi area of Etah district.

The girl was dragged in the field and raped by one Prempal last evening, Superintendent of Police Laxmi Narain said, adding that a case had been registered against the accused.

In a separate incident a man slit the nose of a dalit woman after failing to develop illicit relationship with her in Bhadohi district.

Birju Gautam (35) attempted to develop illicit relationship with Kajal (30) in Hulaspur area late last night, police said.

When the woman resisted the move, Birju attacked her with a knife and slit her nose, they said adding that the accused had been arrested.


First Published: Monday, February 07, 2011, 23:27

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