September 7, 2007

Dalit teen gangraped by seven in Uttar Pradesh
6 Sep 2007, 1809 hrs IST,PTI

FAIZABAD (UP): A Dalit teenaged girl was allegedly gang raped for three days by seven persons, who abducted her from a village here, police said on Thursday.

The girl was abducted from her house in Dudi village on Tuesday morning by seven youths who gang raped her, police said.

She later managed to escape and told her parents about the incident following which an FIR was lodged.

Police arrested four persons, Guddu, Jugnu, Meraj and Mujeeb, in this connection and efforts were on to nab the others.

Senior police officials including DIG P P Srivastava and SSP, Faizabad B P Tripathi visited the village, where tension was prevailing after the incident.

Heavy police force has been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident, they said.

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