10-year-old Dalit girl gang raped in Uttar Pradesh

February 5th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) A 10-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by three men in a village in Uttar Pradesh, police said Thursday.”The victim’s mother, a resident of Ray village in Fatehpur, has alleged that her daughter was raped Wednesday evening by three men,” police inspector Pankaj Mishra told IANS by phone. Fatehpur is around 200 km from the state capital Lucknow.

The girl had gone to a house in the village to watch TV. The owner of the house, along with his two relatives, allegedly raped her, Mishra said.

The victim returned home and narrated the incident to her mother, who approached the police Wednesday night and registered a case against the three men, he said.

The police are yet to arrest the accused. “The girl has undergone medical examinations and we are waiting for the reports,” said Mishra.

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