CHANDIGARH: A 14-year-old girl belonging to a minority community was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by four boys in a village in Yamunanagar district.
The incident occurred on April 17 when the girl was sleeping at her home and her parents had gone to Jathalana mandi for work.
The four accused barged into her house and took her to a dharamshala where they took turns to rape her.
Later, the accused dumped the girl outside her village in the morning.
The entire incident came to the light on Saturday evening, when girl’s parents informed the Jathlana police about her ordeal.
Girl’s mother said that all the accused are from the same village and they had threatened her daughter of dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anybody.
Inspector Sheelawanti of Women Police Station said that a case of POCSO Act, kidnapping and gang-rape has been registered against the accused.
“Soon after receiving the complaint, the girl was medically examined. She is confirmed to have been subjected to abuse. Rest we have rushed the police parties to check possible hideouts of the accused,” she said.
“Let our teams arrest the accused only then we shall be in the position to elaborate upon their role. Secondly, as far as place of occurrence is concerned, this was an old dharamshala building and had a small temple, This place was hardly used by villagers, hence accused apparently took her there,” she said.
Notably, the incident comes just two days after an 8-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in a village falling under the Narnaund police station of Hisar.