A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two young men and an adolescent in Pratap Vihar area of Ghaziabad, adjoining the national capital, the police said on Sunday.
According to the police, the girl, who is a resident of Pratap Vihar, had stepped out of her house Saturday afternoon when the three young men, also staying in the same locality, forcibly took her to a secluded spot and raped her.
The men threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed the crime to anyone.
On returning home, the girl narrated her ordeal to her parents who lodged a complaint with the Vijay Nagar police station.
The police arrested the three - Sandesh Jatav, 15, Yogesh Jatav, 17, and Sumit Jatav, 20. A medical examination of the girl confirmed rape, the police said.
"After the case was registered, the three youths have been arrested," said RK Vashishth, officer-in-charge of Vijay Nagar police station.