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3 teens booked for raping minor girl in MP's Khajuraho

Press Trust of India  |  Chhatarpur (MP) 

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three minor boys, two of whom are her cousins, in Khajuraho, about 40 km from here, police said today.

The incident took place on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, Sub-Divisional of Police (SDPO), Khajuraho, Irshad Mansuri said.

"The three accused, in the age group of 14-16 years, two of whom are her cousins, raped the minor girl," the said.

"One of the accused entered the girl's aunt's house, where she was staying, and lured her outside. Then they raped her at a deserted area," he said.

The girl was living with her aunt as her father, a construction labourer, had gone to in connection with some work, Mansuri said.

The SDPO said that a case was registered under Section 376 D (where a woman is raped by one or more persons constituting a group) of the Indian Penal Code.

They have been also booked under relevant provision of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Mansuri said.

The girl is undergoing a medical test. The three boys are at large, he said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 18:30 IST