16-yr-old gang raped in Ludhiana

Missing since April 30, a teenage girl has allegedly been gang-raped by four youths, including three minors in Ludhiana. Following the information, Ludhiana police registered a case late on Friday evening under IPC sections of gang-rape and the Pocso (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act.

According to information, the 16-year-old domestic help left her house on April 30 to go on work. It is alleged that the main accused (aged 21), who lives in her locality, lured her and took her to an isolated place, where he first raped her, and then called his three minor friends, who also raped her.

Inspector Pragat Singh said the accused raped the girl for three days. When she tried to escape, they attacked her with bricks, following which she sustained a severe head injury. Thereafter, late on Thursday night, the accused took the girl to civil hospital, stating that she had met with an accident and sustained injuries. After admitting her in the hospital, the accused escaped from there.

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