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Three men arrested for gangrape of 14-year-old girl in Korba

Press Trust of India
Jul 26, 2013 at 10:54am IST

Three men were arrested for allegedly gangraping a 14-year-old girl in Korba district of Chhattisagarh, police said on Thursday.

"A case was registered on Wednesday against Raja, Sanjay and Mithlesh, all above 20 years of age, for allegedly gangraping the minor a month ago in SECL Korba area under Manikpur police station limits based on her complaint," SHO Grahan Singh Rathore told PTI.

According to the victim, the incident took place when she was attending nature's call on June 24 near her locality. They stopped her there and allegedly raped her, Rathore said.

Three men arrested for gangrape of 14-year-old girl in Korba

Three men arrested for gangrape of 14-year-old girl in Korba

They threatened the girl not to reveal the incident to anyone or else they would circulate her MMS, the officer said, adding that there was, however, no evidence that the accused had made a video of the incident.

Though the girl did not tell her parents about the incident initially, she narrated the incident to her mother when the accused began started troubling her again, he said.

Later, her parents approached the police after which the accused were nabbed on Wednesday, the officer said.

The arrested were produced before a local court today which sent them to jail, he said.

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