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Minor gang-raped by four youths in Assam

Gange Rape

Guwahati: Two days after a minor girl was ‘gangraped’ inside a moving bus in Assam, a 12-year-old was allegedly gangraped by a group of four youths in Barpeta district in the state, police said on Wednesday.

The 12-year-old girl forcibly taken away by the four accused from Howly and was allegedly gangraped inside a house near Barpeta Medical College and Hospital yesterday, police said.

The boys, after allegedly raping her, fled from the house and left the girl alone after threatening her not to tell the police, they said.

The girl’s parents filed an FIR at Howly police station and her medical test was done today.

The girl has named two of the boys and the police have launched a search to apprehend them, the police said.

 

—PTI