Rajasthan villagers brand accused of gang-rape with hot iron rods
Two young men accused of gangraping a minor girl have been thrashed with hot iron rods by people at a village near Alwar, police in Rajasthan have said.
The two accused, Khalid and Sairoor, were allegedly caught with the 14-year old girl at Natani Ka Bara area near the Ruparail river early on Tuesday morning, after locals rushed to the spot hearing her cries for help.
The girl told the villagers she had been gangraped, following which they beat the two up severely, while a third accused managed to escape, police said.
The two men, residents of Palakhadi village, were admitted to Alwar’s district hospital with broken limbs.
The girl’s father had filed a complaint with the Madhogarh police station the previous night saying that his daughter was abducted by three men. He also informed villagers ,who immediately set out to look for the missing girl.
The girl’s medical examination was conducted and a search for the third accused was on, Alwar’s superintendent of police Kailash Chand Bishnoi said. Police have also lodged a case of assault against some of the villagers.
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