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Dalit girl raped, three arrested in Bihar

Sheikhpura: Three persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a dalit girl in Bihar`s Sheikhpura district, a police officer said.

"Three accused – Dinesh Yadav, Sadhu Sav and Sudhir Yadav – were arrested from Maulanagar locality in Kasar police outpost area on the charge of gangraping the dalit woman on Thursday night. The police action followed a complaint by the victim with the police station," Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Santosh Kumar said.

Kumar said the three accused stopped the dalit girl at an isolated place near the Kaurihari river and attacked her.

She was returning to her village with other family members after visiting a fair in Farpar village, Kumar said. "A medical examination on the girl confirmed that she was raped," Kumar said.

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