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Odishatv Bureau

Mau: Six youths were booked in connection with an alleged gang rape of a Class 10 student, officials said on Sunday.

According to Mau SP Anurag Arya, the prime accused, along with two others, have been detained for questioning, while efforts are on to nab the rest of the youths.

Arya said, "The incident took place in the Madhuban police station area of the district on Friday, when a student of Class 10 left her house around 9 am, but did not return till late in the evening."

"Around 10 pm, family members of the girl received a call that she was raped by six youths and they fled leaving her behind," he added.

The family members of the girl reached the spot and brought her back home.

"When the girl regained her conscious, she narrated her trauma. Subsequently, she was admitted to a private hospital. On Saturday, a complaint was lodged against the six youths, including four named. A case has been registered against them under the IPC and the POCSO Act," the SP said.


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