Minor girl commits suicide after being raped by man, boy: Cops

Abha Gupta. Dated: 8/12/2019 3:42:00 PM


A 15-year-old girl on Sunday allegedly committed suicide a day after she was raped by two people, including a minor boy, in Warangal district, police said.

The girl, a ninth standard student, was taken by two people known to her a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy - on a bike from her house to a nearby mandal on Saturday and was allegedly raped by the duo who later dropped her at her residence, they said.

The girl, who stays at her grandmother's house, narrated the incident to the elderly woman and later hanged herself at the house, a senior police official told PTI over the phone.

Police registered a case under IPC sections 376 (rape), 306 (abetment to suicide) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and were questioning the duo.

 

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