Matera (Uttar Pradesh) Two youth who are accused of raping a little girl, filming the incident, and sharing it online were detained here, police said on Wednesday.
Following a complaint by the victim's father, a FIR was filed at the Jait police station on Tuesday under sections 376 D (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code, 67 IT Act, and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO).
Two of the suspects, Pramod and Rahul, have been captured, and according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Praveen Mullick, the search is on for the other two. They will be apprehended shortly. According to police, who cited the complainant, the event took place in early June when the four accused lured the 13-year-old girl on the pretence of providing her free firewood and raped her. The accused also filed the act to further exploit the victim, they said.
Two days ago, the accused once more threatened to make the video public and coerced the girl into doing the deed. When she refused, they posted the footage online, according to the authorities.