3 held for gang rape of minor

3 held for gang rape of minor

Three days after a shocking incident of a gang rape of a minor girl was reported, the police have nabbed three suspects identified as Gurpreet Singh, Jaspal and Akash. Photo for representation only

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 8

Three days after a shocking incident of a gang rape of a minor girl was reported, the police have nabbed three suspects identified as Gurpreet Singh, Jaspal and Akash.

A girl (14) had accused the three of allegedly gang raping her in Bhagtupura village, on the intervening night of June 3-4. A case under various Sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act was registered against them. The victim’s mother had said that her family went to sleep on Thursday (June 3) around 9 pm and she heard frantic knocking at the door around 2 am and found her daughter crying. She said the accused called her around 11 pm and took her to Bhagtupura, where he along with his friends committed the crime.

The victim said the accused used to come to the village for playing during which she came in contact with her. Following medical examination, further investigations were launched.

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