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Tribal girl raped in Bengal village, 5 held

Press Trust of India  |  Suri (WB) 

A 16-year-old tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped in a village in district, police said today.

The incident happened at Mahulara village under the jurisdiction of station on Friday, when she was cycling home from a neighbouring village, the police said.

Five persons were arrested in connection with the incident yesterday, a said adding, they were remanded to judicial custody for a day by a special court today.

The girl was found in a pool of blood by the side of a road on Friday evening, on the outskirts of the Mahulara village, where she lives, a said.

She was admitted to and her condition is stated to be stable, the said.

The girl told the police that the miscreants pounced on her when she was returning home, the officer added.

Our officers are looking into the matter and the girl's family has been provided security, the of Police (SP) of district, Kunal Agarwal, said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 20:50 IST