Two held for raping 16-yr-old girl in Haryana’s Manesar on New Year’s Eve

According to the police, the girl alleged that the suspects also allegedly recorded a video of the act and threatened to post it online.
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said that the suspects, spotting the duo, started misbehaving with the girl and her friend.(AP / Representational Photo)
A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said that the suspects, spotting the duo, started misbehaving with the girl and her friend.(AP / Representational Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By

The police on Wednesday arrested two men for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Haryana’s Manesar and threatening to release a video clip of the act on social media. The suspects were produced in a district court and sent to judicial custody.

According to the police, the incident took place on Tuesday when the girl had gone near the hills, in a village near Manesar, for sightseeing, with a male friend. The police said that the duo had gone to the far side of the hills to visit a temple and was returning after clicking photographs when the suspects, identified as Shravan Kumar, 35, and Nitesh Kumar, 30, cornered them.

A police official privy to the investigation, requesting anonymity, said that the suspects, spotting the duo, started misbehaving with the girl and her friend.

“One of the suspects threatened the boy and forcefully took him to a corner while the other suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in the bushes. The girl was then raped by the first suspect,” the police official said.

According to the police, the girl alleged that the suspects also allegedly recorded a video of the act and threatened to post it online. As the suspects were about to flee, the girl’s friend shouted calling for assistance and people in the area rushed to their aid.

The suspects were caught and then handed over to a police team at a nearby police post on Tuesday night. The police said the girl’s medical examination was conducted and her statement was recorded before a duty magistrate on Wednesday.

“It is not yet certain if the video of the act was recorded as it was not recovered from the mobile phone of the suspects,” the police official said.

A case was registered against the suspects under Section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at the women’s police station in Manesar.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • Noor Ahmad says he arrived in Delhi two years ago with his ‘mama’ (uncle) who lives nearby, in Darya Ganj.

    Delhiwale: Portrait of a childhood

    Noor Ahmad is just 14. More astonishing is the fact that despite being so young, he lives far from his family. Noor Ahmad explains that “when one doesn't have much money at home, then one has to go to distant places to earn money”. At night, he eats out in an eatery. While discussing his inability to attend school, Noor Ahmad remarks that he is not able to read English.

  • The allegations are of allegedly making appointments at Haryana State Warehousing Corporation in an illegal and arbitrary manner when senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka served as its MD. (File photo)

    Khemka approaches HC seeking quashing of FIR

    Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has approached the Punjab and Haryana high court seeking quashing of an FIR registered in Panchkula under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Senior advocate RS Cheema is likely to appear for the IAS officer. The FIR was registered on the complaint of Haryana State Warehousing Corporation, managing director, Sanjeev Verma, on April 26 at Sector-5 police station in Panchkula. Verma, too, was booked on a complaint from Khemka.

  • As per the notification issued by the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute’s regional centre in Karnal, the lot of this variety sold between February 25 and April 4 this year, which had the germination capacity above the fixed 80%, has been recalled as there is a possibility of decline in the germination. (AP file photo)

    Karnal: Basmati seeds recalled over poor germination

    Amid complaints of poor germination, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute's regional centre in Karnal has recalled the seeds of Pusa Basmati 1509 variety of rice it sold to farmers. The quantity of seeds sold during this period was not disclosed, but it is said that it cost 80/kg. Officials have asked the farmers, who had bought the seeds during this period from here, to contact them by May 21 along with the receipt and seeds.

  • National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel clear the charred debris from a burnt floor a day after a fire broke out in a commercial building at Mundka, New Delhi. (HT PHOTO.)

    Delhi Mundka fire: Building, factory owners to be quizzed; DNA samples taken

    The Delhi Police on Monday said that they will seek the custody of the two businessmen who were running an industrial unit in a Mundka building where a devastating fire killed 27 people on Friday in order to question them along with the owner of the building. The Goyal brothers were arrested on Friday, and the owner, Manish Lakra was arrested on Sunday.

  • A case was registered against 11 identified persons under sections 148, 149, 323, 307, 302 and 506 of the IPC. (Image for representational purpose)

    Attack by rival group: Three bodies fished out of Yamunanagar canal

    A day after 10 persons had jumped into Western Yamuna Canal in Buria region of Yamunanagar after allegedly being threatened by a rival group, a team of the national disaster response force (NDRF) on Monday recovered three bodies. The deceased were identified as Nikhil, Sahil and Suleman, while Allaudin and Sunny are still missing, superintendent of police Kamaldeep Goyal said. All of them were between 18 and 22 years of age and residents of Jagadhri.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, May 17, 2022