Minor girl says was gang-raped,forced into prostitution

A 12-year-old girl from Fatehwadi in Vejalpur was allegedly gang-raped and forced into prostitution after being reportedly abducted last month.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published:May 14, 2012 5:04 am

A 12-year-old girl from Fatehwadi in Vejalpur was allegedly gang-raped and forced into prostitution after being reportedly abducted last month.

She was “brought back” to her house on May 11 after which the police,based on her statements,detained a woman.

The Vejalpur police said the victim is a resident of Juhapura and stays with her grandmother.

The girl has named one Faiza Ghanchi of Wankaner who is suspected to have abducted her.

According to the FIR lodged in the Vejalpur police station,the girl had gone missing on April 17. Her family had lodged a report of missing with the Aslali police station.

However,the police were clueless about her whereabouts till the girl came back on May 11 and told her family that she was raped.

The family had also reported to the child help line but all in vain.

On May 12,the family lodged a complaint in Vejalpur police station.

The police said Faiza had abducted the girl for prostitution but in strange circumstances dropped her back at her house in Juhapura.

Based on the victim’s complaint,police said,Faiza abducted her from Vishala Circle on April 11 and took her to Jamalpur.

On the same night,she allegedly forced the girl to sleep with a man in the same vicinity who is suspected to have paid Faiza a good sum.

On April 12,Faiza reportedly took the victim in an auto-rickshaw to Narol Circle where she was again forced to do the same with two boys in a hotel room.

According to police,at the same hotel,the girl was again raped by another two men.

The police detained Faiza on May 12 after she was reportedly found near the victim’s house.

The police have booked a case of abduction and rape and begun further investigations.

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