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Shocking! Minor gang rape survivor raped by SHO inside police station in UP

4/05/2022 at 5:32 PM

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Lucknow, May 4: In a shocking incident a 13-year-old Gang rape survivor was yet again raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station in Uttar Pradesh’s, after she went there to registered a complaint against the four accused who had gang raped her earlier, Police said on Wednesday.

The police have also informed that a case has been registered against the five accused including the police officer, who is currently absconding. Three of the accused have been arrested.

According to sources, the minor girl was taken to Bhopal on April 22 by four men and was raped for three days. When the girl went to Lalitpur Police station to register an FIR, she was allegedly raped by the SHO at the police station.    

At the same time, the police top brass has shunted the entire staff to the police line present at the police station during the incident.

“The DGP has asked DIG Jhansi to conduct a probe into the matter and submit a report highlighting the conditions under which the police officer was accused. He will also probe the fault of the supervisory officer, others and the district’s police chief,” Prashant Kumar, ADG, Law and Order, said while speaking to media.

“The FIR was lodged under various sections of the IPC, including 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape), 376 B (intercourse by public servant with woman in his custody), 120 B (conspiracy), POCSO Act and SC/ST Act,” a police statement said.

Meanwhile, the Police have said that the accused officer has been suspended and the absconding accused are being searched.

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