A 12-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two school seniors in Greater Noida [Representative image]  |  Photo Credit: iStock Images
- The two accused were seniors to the teenage survivor in the school.
- The survivor’s parents said that the accused abducted her on a bike around 9 pm on Wednesday.
Greater Noida: In an incident of sexual assault reported from UP’s Greater Noida, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and then gang-raped by two youths, who were seniors to her in school. Police arrested the duo on Friday.
The parents of the teenage survivor, in their complaint, stated that the Rakesh and Arjun abducted her on a motorcycle around 9 pm on Wednesday. They took her to a farmhouse which belonged to one of them and raped her there. They threatened her to not reveal the crime to anyone before dropping her back in the village, the parents claimed.
Accused prevent girl’s parents from filing complaint
On reaching home, the minor girl narrated her ordeal to her family. Her parents said the accused youths and their family member prevented them from reporting the crime to the police and pressured them to arrive at a compromise, The Times of India reported.
On Thursday, the girl’s parents went to Rabupura police station and filed a complaint against the accused. Based on their complaint, police registered a case under sections 376D (gangrape) and 342 (wrongful confinement) of the India Penal Code (IPC), and 5/6 of the POCSO Act. The accused were arrested and produced in a court on Friday.
In another incident, a 22-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl after abducting her. The incident happened at a village under the limits of Diurea Kotwali police station in Pilibhit district.
Police said that accused, identified as Dharmendra, abducted and raped the girl when she had gone out to relieve herself on Thursday evening. He tried to flee when the locals reached the spot after hearing the girl’s cries. However, he was caught and handed over to the police.
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