Teacher gang-raped by three youths in Muzaffarnagar
23-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and threatened by three youths at
Balwakheri village under Charthawal police station in Muzaffarnagar district of
Uttar Pradesh, following which the accused were arrested, police said on
Sorabh, Mohit and Vipin raped her on Saturday night, circle officer Karamvir
Singh said. The accused videographed the incident and also threatened the girl
with dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone, he said.
The accused were
produced on Sunday before a duty magistrate who remanded them to judicial
custody. The victim was door-to-door canvassing for getting enrolment of
children for the private school she was working for when she was accosted by
one of the youths.
accused) came from behind, covered my mouth so I could not shout and dragged me
to an empty house. Then he phoned his two other friends who came and filmed him
raping me with their phone. They also threatened me and warned me against
speaking about this to anyone,” she said.
The girl’s father
lodged an FIR against the accused, police said, adding a case has been registered
against them. The victim has been sent for medical examination and
investigations are on, they said.
This incident came
within a fortnight of a similar one in Muzaffarnagar when a 20-year-old woman
was gang-raped by eight men, and the video circulated on WhatsApp. The woman
alleged that the men had threatened her that if she complained to the police,
they would post the video online.
In another case, a
7-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a youth at Vahelna village under
Kotwali police station here, police said. The incident took place on Saturday
when the boy was playing outside his house and the accused Karamvir picked him
up and brought him near a jungle, they said.
A case has been
registered against the absconding accused, police said, adding that the victim
has been sent for medical examination.