Teenage girl says gang-raped for 10 days, forced to eat meat: Police
A 16-year-old girl has alleged that four youths kept her captive for 10 days and gang-raped her.
INDIA Updated: Sep 19, 2017 23:44 IST
A 16-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district has accused four men of gang-raping her for 10 days, trying to force her to eat meat and pressuring her to convert.
Police registered a case on the basis of the girl’s complaint (filed on Monday), Mohammad Rizwan, circle officer in Bhopal, said on Tuesday.
“She has named four youths in her complaint. Raids are being conducted to nab the accused,” he added. All four are from a minority community.
Activists of some Hindutva organizations and local leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party reached Bhopa police station after news of the girl’s complaint spread and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.
In her complaint, the girl stated she was waiting for a bus to go to her maternal uncle’s house on September 6 when the four youths, whom she knew, offered her a lift in their car.
They told her they were headed in the same direction and she accepted their offer.
She alleged that as soon as she entered the car, the youths put a gun to her head and abducted her.
According to the girl, the four men set her free on September 16 on the outskirts of her village. She alleged that they threatened her if she told anyone about what they had done, they would kill her and her family members.