Lured to Delhi with promise of job,16-yr-old gangraped by cousins

A 16-year-old girl from Jharkhand was allegedly gangraped by her cousins and dumped.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:May 28, 2013 1:08 am

A 16-year-old girl from Jharkhand was allegedly gangraped by her cousins and dumped near Kashmere Gate ISBT on Monday evening,police said. The girl was reportedly brought to Delhi by her cousins on the pretext of getting her a job. She was allegedly held captive in a room in Delhi,raped for several days and then dumped in the area

According to the police,the victim,who hails from Jharkhand’s Gumla district,had gone missing 10 days ago and her parents had lodged a missing complaint in this regard at the local police station in the area.

A senior police officer said: “The girl was found unconscious outside the ISBT entrance around 10.30 pm last evening. She was rushed to Bara Hindu Rao hospital for treatment. After she regained consciousness,she said her cousins had lured her to Delhi and promised employment.”

She said her cousin also got her a job as a domestic help in a house in Patel Nagar. After work,her cousin used to call his friends,who would then take turns to rape her,she alleged. A medical examination confirmed sexual assault and a case was registered. No arrests have been made yet.

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