Minor gang-raped by neighbour and friends, one arrested

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was gang-raped by her neighbour and four of his other friends here, police said Thursday. The neighbour has been arrested and a hunt is on for the others.

The girl was gang-raped by Monu, 24, and his four friends in west Delhi’s Aman Vihar area Tuesday afternoon.
“The accused dragged the victim inside his house when she was walking past his plastic shop. The accused called his four other friends and they gang-raped the victim inside the house. They also threatened her with dire consequences if she told about the incident to anyone,” said a police officer.
The case was registered Wednesday after the girl informed her parents who approached the police.
“After the victim’s medical examination, a case was registered and Monu was arrested. A hunt is on for the other accused,” said the police officer.