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MP: Two cases of gang-rape of minor girls in Raisen district

Press Trust of India  |  Raisen (MP) 

Two minor girls were allegedly gang-raped in separate incidents in the district in the last two days, police said today.

The fist incident was reported at Murpar village under station limits, while the second took place at Gahlaban under station limits.

of station said that Ravishankar Lodhi (32) and a minor boy allegedly persuaded a 15-year-old girl to go to a shack in a field in Murpar on Monday, and raped her.

She was left unconscious in the field. The girl reached home the next morning and narrated the incident to her family, the said.

Both the accused were arrested yesterday under the IPC section 376 (D) (gang-rape) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

In the second incident, two men, Rammu (24) and (26), allegedly entered the house of a 17-year-old girl in village Gahlaban last evening when she was alone, and took her to the nearby forest where they allegedly raped her.

They also allegedly forced her to drink liquor before abandoning her there, said of station.

A hunt has been launched to arrest the duo, Singh added.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 20:55 IST