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Minor gang-raped in UP; Three arrested

A 15-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by four persons following which three of them were arrested on Friday in Badaut police station area here, officials said.

Baghpat: A 15-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by four persons following which three of them were arrested on Friday in Badaut police station area here, officials said.

The victim was kidnapped at gunpoint by four youths on Wednesday night when she had gone to relieve herself. The victim was then taken to a secluded spot and gang-raped at a village, Badaut police station incharge Rajesh Verma said.

The accused, who belong to the same village, threatened the victim with dire consequences if she narrates the incident to anyone, he said.

Basis on the complaint of the family of the victim an FIR has been lodged and three of them have been arrested so far, Verma said.

Efforts are on to nab the fourth accused who is still at large, police said, adding that the victim is undergoing medical examination.