Four Cases Of Gang Rape Including Two Minors Reported In MP In A Period Of Just 24 Hours


New Delhi:Madhya Pradesh has reported slew of rape incidents in the recent past. Four cases of gang rape, two of them involving minors, were reported in Raisen and Bhopal in a period of just 24 hours.In the first case, a 15-year-old girl was raped at Murpar village in Raisen district on Monday night. Two people have been arrested in this connection.

Gairatganj town inspector Sanjay Pathak said the girl was allegedly lured by the accused – Ravi Shankar Lodhi and Ganga Prasad Lodhi – to a hut in the vicinity of Murpar and raped. The girl spent the night inside the hut in an unconscious state, and returned to tell her parents about her ordeal the next morning.

A case of rape has been registered against Ravi and Ganga under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

The second incident pertained to the rape of a 17-year-old girl by two people while she was alone at her home in Gehlawan village on Tuesday. Devri police station town inspector Devendra Pal Singh said the two accused, identified as Rammu and Billa, took her to a forested area where she was raped after being made to consume alcohol.

Although a complaint was lodged against the two, they are yet to be arrested.In the third case, a gang of five led by one Imran Khan kidnapped an 18-year-old woman while she was asleep on the terrace of her house in Dhanora on Saturday. They allegedly raped her in an isolated spot before abandoning her outside the village. Hindu outfits have warned district superintendent of police Jagat Singh Rajput that they would launch an agitation unless the accused are arrested immediately.

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