Monday, December 20, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Amritsar: Dalit girl gangraped; two booked

Amritsar: Dalit girl gangraped; two booked

Press Trust of India, Updated: December 19, 2010 19:04 IST

Amritsar: A sixteen-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by
two persons, after they kidnapped her, in Chhertha locality in
Amritsar, police said on Sunday.

The victim was kidnapped on Saturday evening by the accused,
identified Harkush Singh and Joban, who live in the same locality
where she resided, they said.

They took her to an isolated place where they raped her repeatedly
throughout the night, police said.

After she was freed, she narrated the incident to her parents who took
her to police. She was medically examined and an FIR was lodged
against the two for raping her. Both remain to be arrested.

The parents have also complained that they were being threatened by
the accused who were mounting pressure on them to withdraw the case,
police said.

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