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Aug 04, 2009 at 11:26am IST

Mumbai girl commits suicide after being raped

Mumbai: In a tragic incident a 15-year-old girl committed suicide in Mumbai on Sunday after allegedly being gang-raped by her boyfriend and three other friends.

The four men - Prem Shival, Ryan d'Souza, Rajkumar Yadav, and Lachi Sejav - are accused of raping the 15-year-old 10th standard student on Friendship Day.

The girl, who was a resident of Nalasopara's Chheda Nagar Colony, committed suicide the next day.

According to police her boyfriend invited her to celebrate Friendship Day on August 1.

He picked her up in this car and took her for a drive to local multiplex where the other three accused were waiting.

After that all the four men allegedly raped her. The following day the girl came back home and committed suicide by hanging herself with a nylon rope.

"We have registered a case of kidnapping, gang-rape and abetment of suicide against the boys," said Vishwajeet Bulbule, API, Nalasopara police.

Three of the four accused are members of a local orchestra, while the fourth is a college student. All four have been arrested and will be presented in court on Tuesday.