A Class 11 girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly has alleged that she was abducted and gangraped by six men for over a month, police have said.
She was recovered from the house of one of the alleged accused in Subhashnagar area of Bareilly on Sunday.
“The girl was recovered following an intelligence input and on a complaint of the family members. We have registered an FIR for rape and have started an investigation,” deputy inspector general of police (Bareilly region) Ashutosh Kumar said.
“We have arrested one Babu Hasan, owner of the house where the girl was found and are on the lookout for the remaining accused,” he added.
According to police, the girl has alleged that she was abducted on July 13 when she was returning home from school. She was kept in captivity and gangraped by Hasan and five other men.
“The accused use to administer her drugs and were allegedly planning to sell her for Rs 3 lakh,” the officer said.
Police have identified all the accused.
However, Babu Hasan has denied the allegations and claimed that he had a consensual relationship with the girl and they were planning to get married.
Reportedly, the family members of the girl have also lodged a complaint against one of their relatives accusing them of the incident.
“We have sent a team to record the statement of the relatives and to summon them to Bareilly for investigation,” said the officer
The girl was sent for a medical examination and police are waiting for the report.
“We will add further charges against the accused based on the medical report,” the officer said.
Last month, a gang of highway robbers raped a 13-year-old girl and her 35-year-old mother at gunpoint on NH-91 when they were travelling with their family from Noida to Shahjahanpur.