The accused have been booked under relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The accused have been booked under relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act.(AFP/Picture for representation)

14-year-old girl raped by three men at gunpoint in UP village

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three youths while she had gone to take water from a hand pump near her house in a Muzaffarnagar village. One of the perpetrators made a video of the incident, police said.
Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2018 10:43 AM IST

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three persons in a village in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on Wednesday when she had gone to take water from a hand pump near her house, police said.

The girl was taken to a house by the youths and raped at gunpoint. One of the perpetrators made a video of the incident, circle officer (CO) Rajiv Kumar Singh said.

He said a case was registered against the three youths on a complaint by the girl’s father. The accused are at large, the CO said.

They have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including rape, and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the officer said.

She was also threatened of dire consequences by the youths, Singh said.

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