Minor Sisters Gang-Raped in UP Village
Police filed a case against three unidentified men based on the father’s complaint.
Two sisters, both in their teens, were allegedly gangraped and beaten by three men in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said on Thursday.
The sexual assault took place on Tuesday night at Bannu Nagaria village in Shahjahanpur when the sisters had gone to relieve themselves, a police official said.
The two girls, one 15 and the other 17, were beaten up by the attackers. One of them was seriously injured.
The incident took place around 9 pm when three unidentified persons dragged them to a far-off field and allegedly gangraped them, said Om Prakash Gautam, in-charge of the Madnapur police station.
When the girls resisted, they were beaten.
Police filed a case against three unidentified men based on the father's complaint, circle officer Tilhar Arun Chandra said. A manhunt has been launched to nab the culprits, he added.
A medical examination of both girls will be done.
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