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Four held for gangraping minor girl

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

The district rural police have arrested four persons from Bhayander on the alleged charges of repeatedly gangraping a minor girl.

We have last night arrested the accused (20), (27), Sunil B (20) and R Yadav (20) for allegedly repeatedly gangraping the girl, now 17, since last eight months, Police Inspector Suresh Genje of Navghar police station told PTI today.

We have also detained a 17-year-old boy in connection with the incident, he said.

The accused used to take the victim, now pregnant, to an isolated place and abuse her in turns, Genje added.

Following a complaint on Thursday night, a case under relevant sections of and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act was registered, police said, adding a probe is on.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 11:22 IST