Two teenage girls gang-raped in Delhi

Two girls, 18 and 17 years old, were allegedly gangraped by five youths in Aman Vihar, Delhi on Wednesday, the police said. The girls had gone to a government park in the area with two friends when the accused targeted them around 6 pm.

“The incident happened in an open agricultural field beside the park,” an officer said. The girls fainted and the five accused fled from the spot before the police could be called.

Police are looking into whether the suspects were juveniles. According to sources, a search is on for a person allegedly involved in the crime. Based on the statement of the two girls, a case was registered under relevant sections of the IPC and medical examination confirmed sexual the assault.