Two men paraded naked for raping 17-year-old girl

Two men were paraded naked by a mob in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh for allegedly raping a high school student, a top police official said. The two accused were thrashed and paraded naked by the mob, including women, in Yingkiong market area on March 26 before being handed over to the police.

Two others are absconding, the police official said. The 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the four men, including her boyfriend, near the under-construction Gandhi Bridge on March 25, DIG (central range) John Neihalaia was quoted as saying by PTI.
The incident took place at around 8.30 pm at a place, about six kilometre away from Yingkiong town and the police received information on the following day, the DIG said. The accused are from Pangkang village. The DIG said that a search has been launched to nab the two accused and a police team has been sent to Jengging in search of the duo, he said.
Terming the incident as “unfortunate”, state Home Minister Kumar Waii has sought the support of one and all to bring the guilty to book. He also asked minors to avoid going out with strangers to unknown locations and travelling after dark.

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