Two teenage girls kidnapped, gang-raped in Ranchi

Ranchi: Two teenaged girls were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by some people in the state capital, the police said today.

Additional Superintendent of Police Ansuman said some people kidnapped the girls, 19 and 17 years of age, in a car from Bardhaman Compound yesterday and gang-raped them at a secluded place.

He said the girls reached Lalpur police station this morning and lodged a complaint.

Based on their complaint, the police have launched raids to nab the culprits, he said.

The girls have been admitted to a hospital.

The Leader of Opposition and former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren raised the issue in the Assembly during the day, expressing concern over “deteriorating law and order situation” in the state.