Class 8 student gang raped, murdered

Three youths were stalking her, father tells police

A minor girl was allegedly gang raped and later murdered by some unidentified men by slitting her throat in Pali Muqimpure in Aligarh, police said on Friday.

The incident took place on Thursday evening in Raja Tau village when the 15-year-old victim had gone outside of his house for some work.

The girl, who was a student of class 8, was raped and later killed by the miscreants by slitting her throat, they said.

According to the complaint filed by the father of the victim, she was being stalked by three youths since the past several days.
Meanwhile, a hunt has been launched for the youths while further probes are on, they added.

Another minor assaulted

A 14-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a truck driver in Fatehgarh Sahab district in Punjab. Kaka Singh, 30, a resident of village Tooran, was arrested by Mandi Gobindgarh police on charges of raping the minor on Thursday, police said on Friday.

Fatehgarh Sahib SSP Hardial Singh Mann told reporters that after receiving the complaint, police immediately arrested Singh, an illiterate person.

In her complaint, the victim said she was on her way to a langar or community kitchen, when the driver forcibly took her to his truck and allegedly raped her.

The medical examination of the girl was conducted at a civil hospital and a case registered under relevant sections, police said.

The incident comes close on the heels of the suicide of an 18-year-old gang rape victim after alleged police inaction on her complaint.

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