In a shocking incident, a teenage girl was gang-raped in front of her father by six men in a village in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, police said on Thursday.
According to police officials, the victim lodged a police complaint on Wednesday that six men of her village under Kodhowadi police station knocked at her door late on Tuesday night asking for water to drink, but forcibly entered her home and dragged her outside.
Her complaint said they took her to a deserted field near her house and gang-raped her.
The men overpowered her father, beat him and tied him to a tree. The six allegedly took turns and raped the girl in front of the father. All six men have been named as accused in the First Information Report (FIR), Mr Kumar said, and added that one of them has been arrested.
The victim also informed the police that the accused threatened her and father not to approach the police.
“I am personally monitoring the case and they will be arrested soon,” he said.
“Villagers initially tried to influence the girl and her father to go for ‘settlement’ through the panchayat,” Mr. Kumar told.