Minor girl raped, Durg Police arrested six, including five minor youths


Durg Police has arrested all six accused persons in connection to the rape of a 13-year-old girl two days ago in Durg. Five of the six youths are minors.

Additional Superintendent of Police Rohit Jha said the victim girl came with her relatives to police station and reported that she was going to have a bath in a canal, when she was called to broom up at the home of one of the accused. There were five others were already present at the home with the accused. The six youths took turn to rape her.

After the gruesome incident, victim returned home, but she couldn’t muster courage to tell about the tragic incident to her parents the same night. On February 26, she finally gathered courage to narrate the incident to her parents in the evening.

They lodged a police complaint at Newai Police Station. All the accused have been booked under Sections 342, 376 DA and 506 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 5G and 6 Protection of Children from Sexual Offences. All of the six youths have been arrested, five of them are aged between 13 to 16 years whereas one accused Rajkumar Yadav is aged 32-years. They are all residents of Newai basti.


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