Minor gang raped by seven co-villagers in Bihar’s Kaimur district
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Minor gang raped by seven co-villagers in Bihar’s Kaimur district

The victim alleged that she was gang raped after her mother fell unconscious following an assault by her seven co-villagers in Chainpur police station area of Kaimur district.

patna Updated: May 02, 2017 16:32 IST
Prasun K Mishra
Prasun K Mishra
Hindustan Times, Bhabua
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An FIR has been registered against seven persons at woman police station, Bhabua. (HT photo)

A minor girl was gang raped allegedly by her seven co-villagers in western Bihar’s Kaimur district.

The incident took place at Sirbit village in Chainpur police station area, 286 km west of Patna, on Friday night, but the matter came to light on Monday when the victim recorded her statement in a court.

In her statement, the victim said seven persons forcibly lifted her from the outskirts of the village where she and her mother had gone to answer nature’s call. “When my mother offered resistance, they dragged her some distance and pushed her, following which she fell unconscious,” the victim said, adding that she was then taken to a secluded place and gang raped.

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Her mother told police that after regaining consciousness, she reached home and raised an alarm after finding that her daughter had not returned. “The villagers later found my daughter lying unconscious at an abandoned place outside the village,” she added.

An FIR was registered at woman police station in the district headquarters town of Bhabua, on Saturday evening when the victim’s father and brother, who worked outside the village, returned to Sirbit.

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“A FIR under Section 376 D (punishment for rape) of Indian Penal Code and Section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered against Fahim Khan, Shaukat alias Tabu Khan, Iliyas Dhobi, Firoz Khan, Guddu Khan, Amir Khan and Shayar Khan. Her medical examination was conducted at sadar hospital, Bhabua, on Sunday. The victim’s statement under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code was been recorded in a court on Monday. No arrest has been made and we are investigating the matter,” woman police station SHO Anchala Kumari said.

First Published: May 02, 2017 16:32 IST