East Godavari: A Class IX student was allegedly raped by three teenagers in the Rampachodavaram Mandal area of East Godavari district.

Though the incident took place on Thursday, it came to light on Friday.

Police said three teenagers lured the 14-year-old girl with gifts and took her to an isolated place where they raped her. Before fleeing, they threatened her of dire consequences in case she revealed it to anyone.

Later she narrated the entire episode to her teachers and warden of the hostel. They immediately rushed to the Rampachodavaram police station and lodged a formal complaint.

Deputy Superintendent of Police A Srinivas Rao registered a case under relevant sections of the POCSO Act and IPC.

The girl was later sent for medical examination. Police have formed a team to investigate the case and nab the accused.

 In another incident, a 14- year old boy sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl under Kasimkota police station limits in Vizag district on Thursday night. Police have registered a case and investigation is on.

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