15-year-old raped by two commits suicide in Telangana

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  12 Aug 2019 10:03 AM GMT
15-year-old raped by two commits suicide in Telangana

A 15-year-old girl committed suicide in Warangal on Sunday after allegedly being gang-raped by two minors.

According to the police, the girl committed suicide by hanging herself at home around 8 am on Sunday morning. The two accused who are known to the victim came to the victim’s residence on Saturday morning and took her to the outskirts of Warangal district where she was allegedly gang-raped.

The girl shared her ordeal with her grandmother after the incident. According to the grandmother, “While sharing her ordeal, my granddaughter told me that the accused should be severely punished.” However, on Sunday morning when the grandmother was not around, the girl hanged herself to death.

A case was registered under the Sections 376 (rape) and 306 (abetement to suicide) of IPC, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act by the Kakatiya University police, based on a complaint by her grandmother.

Local police have taken both the suspects into custody and investigation is on.

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