Two minor girls were allegedly gang-raped in separate incidents in the district in the last two days, police said today.
Inspector Sanjay Pathak of Gairatganj police 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 officer 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 Billa (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.
A hunt has been launched to arrest the duo, inspector Singh added.
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