A 13-year-old girl was reportedly gang-raped by seven males on August 26, officials claimed. The minor including one of her younger companions was raped in a secluded spot under Mandar police station in the Ranchi district.
According to Naushad Alam, Superintendent of Police, Ranchi (rural), the case has been lodged with Mandar police station based on the survivor's allegation. Alam said that “After conducting the medical test, a case has been registered and four accused have been nabbed so far." The police station officials stated all four accused apprehended are minors, while the exact age of three other accused would be known only after they are held. As per the complaint, one of the minor accused, who was friends with the girl, called her to a specific location. When she reached there, his other six friends were also present who allegedly raped her.
Mandar police said she described the incident to her parents after reaching home. And then they approached the police and filed a complaint.