New Delhi: Two minor girls were allegedly raped by three men in Uttarkashi’s Barkot area on Monday.

The girls said while returning from school, they were offered lift by two men. But when they drove past their village, they got suspicious.

They asked the men to stop but were forcefully taken to a guest-house and gangraped, Barkot police said.

“The girls, Class IX students, were offered the lift when they were returning from school,” station in-charge Santosh Kumar said, adding the girls got suspicious when they drove past their village.

The girls somehow managed to escape and reach their home. They narrated their ordeal to their families and later on reported the incident in the Barkot police station.

The third accused was a staff with the guest-house.

They have been arrested and booked under relevant sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, police said.

 

First Published | 7 November 2016 10:49 PM
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