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Delhi: Class IX student ‘raped’ by schoolmate, friends

The matter came to light Saturday when the girl informed her parents about the sexual assault.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
August 29, 2016 3:23:58 am

A girl studying in Class IX was allegedly raped several times in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar area by her 16-year-old schoolmate and his friends. The accused also allegedly made a video of the act and used it to blackmail the girl, police said Sunday.

The matter came to light Saturday when the girl informed her parents about the sexual assault. According to the girl’s complaint, one of the accused, a class X student in her school, called her to his home a few days ago. Two of his friends were also present there and they took turns to rape her and also made a video of the incident. They later threatened to make the video public if she told anybody about the assault, according to the complaint.

The complaint states that the boys called the girl several times to different locations, where they allegedly raped her and also forced her to have sex with other persons. On one occasion, she was was raped by at least 25 persons, according to the complaint.

JCP (southeastern range) R P Upadhaya told The Indian Express that the allegations were verified, and a case of gangrape was registered at Jamia Nagar police station. “No recording has been recovered from the accused,” said Upadhaya.

Sources said police have rounded up three persons, all of whom are juveniles and known to the accused.

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