2 boys promise girl virus cure, rape her
Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh: A 7-year-old girl was raped allegedly by two minor boys who kidnapped her on the pretext of providing coronavirus treatment in Chhattisgarh’s GaurelaPendra-Marwahi district, the police said on Friday. The incident took place on July 1 and the two boys were detained on Thursday, said Marwahi station house officer Sunil Kumar. “When the girl returned home after collecting wood from the forest, the two boys reached there and told her she had contracted coronavirus infection and took her along on the pretext of providing treatment,” he said. “The girl was taken to the house of one of the accused, which was empty, where she was raped. She reached home and told her kin about the incident after which a case was registered,” he added. The boys were booked relevant sections of IPC and Pocso Act.