Girl 'gang-raped' in West Bengal, two held

A 15-year old girl was gang-raped, allegedly by five youths at Shyampur in Howrah district, a senior police officer said on Friday.

Howrah: A 15-year old girl was gang-raped, allegedly by five youths at Shyampur in Howrah district, a senior police officer said on Friday.

The girl, who lost her way while returning home from a Shivratri festival with her mother on Wednesday, was found in an unconscious state at a deserted spot some distance away from her locality at Gadiara under Shyampur area yesterday, the officer said.

The girl, who alleged she was forcibly taken to a spot by five local youths when she got separated from her mother was admitted to hospital and was being medically examined, the officer said.

Two youths were arrested in connection with the incident while raids were on for the other named in the family's complaint with the police.  

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