Ranchi, Aug 20: Eleven men were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping two minor girls in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ashish Kumar Mahli told media “We have arrested 11 people for the gangrape of two minor girls on August 16 in Lohardaga district”
According to the police, the culprits have confessed to the crime.
#Jharkhand: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ashish Kumar Mahli says, "We have arrested 11 people for gangrape of two minor girls on August 16 in Lohardaga district. The culprits have confessed to the crime." pic.twitter.com/jL5eJ87myT
— ANI (@ANI) August 20, 2018
The incident took place when the girls were travelling to the Hirhi Harra Toli area on a motorcycle along with their neighbour.
Later their two-wheeler developed a snag near the Hirhi Railway bridge. Following which, one of the girls called her friend seeking help but he sent his 11 friends to the spot instead.
The accused took the girls to an isolated place and snatched away mobile phones, thrashed their neighbour and drove him away.
Then men allegedly raped the minor girls.
On the basis of girls statement, a case was registered at Sadar police station.