Patna, June 9: As many as three persons have been arrested and one has been detained for allegedly gang-raping a minor girl in Bettiah of Champaran in Bihar, Police said on Thursday.
According to police officials, the accused had raped the minor girl in a bus, where later she was rescued from in an unconscious state.
Mukul Pandey, Sub-Divisional Police Officer said, “Three persons have been charged for allegedly raping a minor girl in a bus in Bettiah in West Champaran district. The girl was found in the bus in an unconscious state. The bus has been seized. The driver and helper of the bus have been arrested.”
Police registered a case and arrested the three individuals including the driver and the helper and another suspect has been detained. The bus has been seized by West Champaran Police.
“As soon as the information about the incident was received, two people were arrested while taking quick action. While taking action in the case, one person was arrested today and another suspect has been taken into custody. Inquiry is on in the matter,” said Upendra Nath Verma, Superintendant of Police, Bettiah.
Further investigation is underway.