Thursday, September 30, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Police arrest 3 for gang-raping a Dalit minor

Police arrest 3 for gang-raping a Dalit minor

Hemender Sharma , CNN-IBN
Posted on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:13 | Updated Sep 30, 2010 at 10:44

Share Bhopal: Police have arrested three young men for allegedly
gang-raping a minor and circulating their crime in an MMS here in
Madhya Pradesh.

However, three other accused in the crime, including the son of a
deputy collector, are on the run.

The 14-year-old Dalit minor would have silently suffered the trauma
and never lodged an FIR, had it not been for this MMS video of the
crime. The 6 men who allegedly raped her circulated the video and this
is how the matter came to light when the MMS reached the police.

The victim, whose name has not been revealed said, "I had come to
Mandla about eight months back to my relatives' place and had gone for
a dip in the Narmada when one of these boys offered me a lift on his
bike. Thereafter I was taken to jungle and raped in turn by all six of
them. They also filmed their act with their mobile phone and
threatened to show it to everyone if I told about the incident to

Three of the suspects have been arrested, including the son of a head
constable. The other three including the son of a deputy collector are

The police have also recovered the motorcycle used to pick up the
victim and the mobile phone on which the MMS video was captured.


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