Four youths raped a teenager for 10 days, forced her to eat meat and threatened her of dire consequences if she did not change her religion in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.
The incident came to surface after the 16-year-old victim lodged a complaint at the Bhopa police station on Tuesday with help of her parents.
According to the complaint filed by the victim she was abducted by four youths on gunpoint and kept her in captivity for 10 days. During her days in the captivity the four boys repeatedly gang raped her, forced her to eat meat and forced her to change her religion.
According to a senior police officer, the victim informed the police that she knew her abductors and rapists.
“The victim has named Akram, Aslam, Ayyub and Salim in the FIR,” said the police officer.
He added that a case has been registered against the four under Protection of Children and Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
He added that the girl told the police that she was waiting at the bus-stand to board a bus, when the four youths offered her lift to Muzaffarnagar. She accepted the lift as she knew the four.
According to the complaint filed by the victim, the four youths took her captive on gunpoint as she entered the car and blindfolded her.
The police official further added that the girl in her complaint also mentioned her that the four youths took her too different places where she was raped by the four.
In the complaint the rape-survivor has mentioned that her perpetrators forced her to eat meat and regularly made pressure on her to change religion during her days in captivity.
The police official further added that the youths set her free on September 16 and threatened her of dire consequences if she informed the incident to anyone.
According to police, a team has been formed and raids are being conducted nab the four accused.