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Haryana: 12-yr-old girl gangraped in Karnal; 4 held

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A twelve-year-old gild was allegedly gang-raped by four people in Haryana's Karnal, police said.

Police said on Wednesday that one accused has been arrested, whereas three others have been detained.

"Based on the victim's complaint, four people had gang-raped her. We have registered a case under the relevant Section of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Police teams have been formed to carry out the investigation process," said Harjinder Singh, Station Incharge.

"The medical process of the victim has been completed. The case is being investigated further. The minor girl has also been given counselling by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC)," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, December 12 2019. 06:45 IST