Assam: Three Held For Allegedly Gangrape School Girl In Goalpara

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Guwahati: Three men were detained on Monday for raping a minor in the Goalpara district of western Assam.
The incident occurred around 2.30 pm on October 1 in the village of Gadharbori on Saturday afternoon, when the 15-year-old victim was returning back from school.
According to the police, the three miscreants committed the heinous crime in a jungle adjacent to the village.
“The three accused took the girl into the roadside jungle where they repeatedly raped her. When she tried to resist, they assaulted her. The minor was hospitalized after the crime. Injury marks were found on her private parts,” said a police official.
On the basis of a complaint lodged by the family members of the young girl at the Agia police station, the police arrested three accused on Monday.
A case under the relevant section of the IPC and the POCSO Act was registered against them.
“The minor’s medical test was conducted and her statement recorded,” the official added.

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