Yet another horrific case of rape, assault and invasion of one’s fundamental right has come forward. An 11-year-old was allegedly gang-raped last night, at gunpoint in her own house.
The incident happened in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior where three men stormed into the girl’s house around 1 AM where she was with her mother and brother.
The 11-year-old was then raped at gun point in front her of brother and mother inside her own house.
According to police, three men have been arrested in connection with the incident that took place in the wee hours of Wednesday. “The girl was at home with her mother and brother when three men stormed into their house around 1 am on Wednesday.
While two accused threatened to shoot her mother and 14-year-old brother, the third one raped the girl,” Gwalior’s Bijoli Police Station in-charge Raghuvir Meena told PTI yesterday over the phone.
The accused who sexually assaulted the girl was identified as Jhanwar Singh Kushwaha (36), while the two others who helped him in the crime were Raju Kushwaha (25) and Ramniwas Kushwah (24).
“The trio was arrested last night and further investigations are underway,” he added.
All three have been booked under the sections of IPC, including 376 D (gang rape), 450 (house-trespass in order to commit offence) 506 (criminal intimidation), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).