Lucknow: Three minor girls, including a
Dalit, were allegedly raped in separate incidents in different
districts of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.
Three girls have been raped in Etah, Barabanki and
Ghazipur districts since yesterday, they said.
A 13-year-old girl was raped by four persons in Kotwali
area of Etah, police said here.
The incident occurred in the wee hours today when the
four persons entered the girl`s house in Bhagipur village and
raped her, they said.
The accused -- Vikas, Vishal, Tony and Ranu -- were
arrested, the police said.
In a startling incident in Barabanki, an eight-year-old
girl was raped by a 10-year-old boy in Haidergarh area.
The girl`s father alleged that the boy raped his daughter
when she had gone out for some work yesterday, the police
An FIR has been registered against the juvenile accused
and attempts were on to take him into custody, they added.
In Ghazipur, a 17-year-old Dalit girl was raped in
Baurwan village in Saidpur area by 27-year-old Subhash Yadav.
The accused has been arrested, the police said.