In a shocking incident in Haryana, a 15-year-old girl conceived after she was allegedly gangraped by her cousins. The victim, who is seven months pregnant now, has reportedly accused the cousins of repeatedly raping her.
According to a NDTV report, the residents of Sonipat’s Mahipur village, her uncle’s sons, one a minor and the other an 18-year-old, not just allegedly raped her, but also threatened her of dire consequences.
They also told her that they would kill her parents if she reported the matter to anybody. Her pregnancy came to light when she complained of stomach ache to her mother who took her to a hospital. The doctors were shocked to find her at least seven months pregnant.
Following the doctor’s report, the victim revealed that her ordeal began in December, 2016. She was alone at home and had gone to dry clothes on the terrace when the accused – Suraj and Ajeet, allegedly raped her. Since then, the girl alleges, she has been raped multiple times by them.
“They dragged me to a room. While one of them gagged me, the other one forced himself on me. Then they took turns to rape me. They threatened and continued to rape me,” she alleged, according to the NDTV report.
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An FIR has been filed and the police have registered a case under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The cops have arrested the minor accused, and the older boy is on the run. Police have launched a manhunt to nab him at the earliest. absconding and the hunt is on, police said.
The minor was yesterday produced before a court which sent him to a juvenile home.
In another gruesome incident, a 10-year-old from Rohtak was found to be five months pregnant after being allegedly raped by her stepfather. Her pregnancy made national news in May this year. She was allowed to abort by the district court which asked a panel of doctors at PGIMS Rohtak to take over.