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Two minors held for gang-raping minor

Statesman News Service |

Two minor boys were apprehended on Sunday for allegedly gang-raping a minor girl for the last one month, police said.

The two minors were apprehended from the Batla House area after the girl’s mother filed a complaint against them at the Jamia Nagar police station on Saturday evening, said a senior police officer.

Both the apprehended boys are said to be friends of the victim, who studied in the same government school.

In her complaint, the mother has alleged that her daughter was raped by over 15-20 boys in the last one month.

"We have apprehended two boys for raping the girl," said a senior officer related to probe.

The girl was admitted in a hospital for treatment, police said.

A case has been registered under section 376 and POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act and investigation is on, police said.