Bareilly: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four persons in a moving car in Faridpur township of the district, police said on Friday.
The girl was on her way to school yesterday when four SUV-borne youths abducted and raped her inside the vehicle and later left her with a warning of dire consequences if she revealed of the incident to anyone, police said.
After reaching home, the girl narrated the incident to her family following which an FIR was registered against the four accused, they said.
The victim was sent for medical examination which confirmed rape, police said.
Two of the four accused have been arrested and a case under the POCSO act has also been registered against them, SP Rural Brijesh Srivastava said.
Meanwhile, the incident has triggered protest among the locals who have alleged that the police delayed in lodging the complaint and taking action in the case.
Additional police has been deputed in the area as a precautionary measure in this wake and senior police officials are monitoring the situation, the superintendent of police said.