Minor Dalit girl gang raped after promise of marriage (Sabrang India)

A Dalit girl from Pilbhit was gang raped in Rajasthan after she had tried to elope with a man she had met online


A minor Dalit girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Pilbhit was gang-raped in Rajasthan’s Sikar. The 17 year old was lured to travel to the state after being promised marriage.

The accused reportedly took the victim to a temple in Sikar after he promised to marry her. The accused, according to a report by Times of India, are from Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly.

They reportedly tried to blackmail the girl by making a video of the incident.

The victim had gotten to know the accused over Instagram where they had spoken and consequently become friends. There onward, the accused tried to get her to elope with him for marriage. She left her home one day taking jewellery and 18000 rupees in cash with her. She was met with two of his friends at the bus stand, and after that they all travelled together to Rajasthan. According to her, she was repeatedly assaulted and raped in a rented room after she reached Rajasthan.

The incident had taken place on December 31st, however, an FIR (First Information Report) was filed on March 1st. SHO Ajay Kumar stated on March 2 that the accused will be soon arrested.

This story was originally published in sabrangindia.in. Read the full story here.

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