Sitapur: Minor girl kidnapped and gangraped; police arrested one in this regard.
According to the police report, a minor girl was kidnapped and gang-raped in a village of Sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh. The five accused video-recorded the incident and shared it on social media later.
The senior officials told newsmen that main accused of the gangrape case has been arrested after the incident came to light due to the video.
The incident took place on September 7 when the girl was returning home from the market.
During the police investigation, the eye-witness said that the two youths, of a nearby village, dragged the girl to a nearby cane field where three others were also present and they all gang-raped her.
In addition to this, police said that the girl told police that the accused made a video of the offence on their mobile phones and threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the incident.
A case was registered against the five accused under the relevant IPC section penal code, police said, adding one of the accused was arrested on Monday.
Police teams are on the lookout for others, they added.