2 boys prom­ise girl virus cure, rape her

The Asian Age - - Nation -

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.

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