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Teenage girl gangraped in MP; BJP leader's son, 5 others held

Press Trust of India  |  Barwah (MP) 

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by six persons including a leader's son near Pipaljhopa forest area in of Madhya Pradesh, police said today.

The crime took place yesterday under the Bhagwanpura Police station following which all the six accused were arrested today, Bhikangaon's Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) Karan Singh Rawat told PTI.

Those arrested include former Dalsingh Solanki's son, Nanguda alias Santosh, Ekka, Nanu, Thavaria, Bila and Kalria, Rawat said adding all of them were residents of Pipaljhopa village.

The victim, who belongs to village Badya said in her complaint that Ekka had lured her into the forest on the pretext of marrying her yesterday and later raped her along with five of his associates.

Also, they threatened to kill her if she revealed the matter to anyone, the complaint said.

Police is further probing the incident, Rawat added.

First Published: Fri, August 22 2014. 14:00 IST