Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)
MP: 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL GANG-RAPED FOR REFUSING TO CONVERT, 1 HELD
BHOPAL: Four men allegedly gang-raped a 15-year-old girl after she refused to convert to another faith to marry one of them, police said. They have all been booked under various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, and Indian Penal Code and MP Freedom of Religion Act, and the main perpetrator has been arrested, police said.
Ujjain additional superintendent of police Amrendra Singh said the incident occurred in Malegaon, Maharashtra, where the girl had gone to work as a labourer. “There she met one Majid Khan, 23, who introduced himself as Mohit. Khan raped her on the pretext of marriage and later forced her to change her religion. The girl refused, and Majid and three of friends gang-raped her,” he said.