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Teenage girl abducted, raped in UP’s Shamli

The police have registered a case under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act against the accused Circle Officer said.

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A 16-year-old schoolgirl was abducted and raped inside a hotel in Shamli district by two men, police said on Thursday. The incident happened on Wednesday when the victim, a student of Class 8, was on her way to school.

The police have registered a case under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act against the accused Nadir and Shavaiz, Circle Officer Raj Kumar Tiwari said. He added that the victim was sent for medical examination.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s father, her daughter was abducted and taken to a hotel in the district, where she was raped by one of the accused. Later they dropped her off near her school. Police said that a hunt was on to nab the accused.