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Schoolgirl gangraped by five in Nagpur, 4 minors held

A schoolgirl was gangraped by five people, including four minors, in the Wathoda area of Nagpur, police said on Monday.

india Updated: Feb 29, 2016 15:24 IST
Four of the five accused were minors, and have since been sent to a correction home.
Four of the five accused were minors, and have since been sent to a correction home.(Representative photo)

A schoolgirl was gangraped by five people, including four minors, in the Wathoda area of Nagpur, police said on Monday.

The victim had on Sunday been taken to an isolated place by the accused where they proceeded to gangrape her. They threatened her not to divulge the incident to anybody, police said.

The girl managed to reach home and informed her parents about the incident, they said.

The victim lodged a complaint with Nandanvan police station, following which a case was registered against 19-year-old Rahul Namdeo Wadhave and the four minors, they said.

The minor offenders were arrested and sent to a correction home.

The accused were booked under relevant sections of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, police said, adding that further investigation is underway.