Kanpur: 2 arrested for raping teenager

Two youths were arrested for allegedly raping a minor Dalit girl in Kalyanpur area, police said on Monday.

Updated: Jun 27, 2011, 15:19 PM IST

Kanpur: Two youths were arrested for allegedly raping a minor Dalit girl in Kalyanpur area, police said on Monday.

Vishal (20) and Avdhesh (22) have been charged with kidnapping and raping the 17-year-old Dalit girl on June 23 when she was on her way to home, Circle Officer Shailendra Lal said.

The victim was kept locked up in an unknown location for two days, where she was being repeatedly raped and beaten up, he said.
However, the girl managed to escape and return home late o Sunday, Lal said.
According to the neighbours, the girl was allegedly having an affair with Vishal since the last two years, he said.

PTI