A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by four youths in a field at gunpoint in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, police said today (Saturday, March 9).
The incident took place at a village in Mansoorpur area on Friday (March 8), the police said.
According to a complaint, the teenager had gone to the field to collect the fodder when the four accused came and took her to nearby sugarcane field. The accused raped her at gunpoint and threatened her with dire consequences if she informed anyone, a police officer said.
The four accused are absconding and case been registered under section 376 D (gang-rape) of the Indian Penal Code, the officer said, adding that the medical report of the girl confirmed rape.
(With PTI Inputs)