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17-year-old girl raped by police constable, his friend at police lines

The teen was on her way to her uncle’s house when the accused offered to drop her but used the excuse to rape her.

lucknow Updated: Jun 26, 2017 22:06 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Farrukhabad (UP)
Rape,UP,Crimes against women
People protest against the incidence of rape, in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT File Photo)

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man from her village and his friend, a police constable, at the police lines in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad.

The girl on Saturday was going to her uncle’s place when Upendra Trivedi met her on the way. He took her to the police lines in a car on the pretext of dropping her to her uncle’s place, they said.

At the police lines, Trivedi and his constable-friend raped the girl. She somehow managed to escape them, and narrated her ordeal to her uncle, who then reported the matter to police, Fatehgarh Kotwali in-charge Anup Nigam said.

On the basis of the complaint, an FIR has been registered against the constable and Trivedi, the officer said.

First Published: Jun 26, 2017 22:03 IST