Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jan 25 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths at Dargahpur village in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said today. Also Read - Aatma Nirbhar: Viral Video Shows 98-Year-Old Selling Chana, Says 'Don't Want to Be A Burden on Kids'

Two of the accused have been arrested, they said. Also Read - These 14 UP Cities to be Developed With New Master Plan | Details Here

The incident took place yesterday when the three accused barged into the girl’s house in her family’s absence, Circle Officer Rajesh Bhardwaj said. Also Read - Sambhal: Gangrape Victim Dies by Suicide After Repeated Threats by Accused's Family to Reach Compromise

“Two of the accused have been arrested, while efforts are on to nab the third one who is absconding,” he added.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s brother, her sister was beaten up and raped by the three accused, who he alleged also threatened to kill her if she informed anyone about the incident.

A case has been registered and the girl has been sent for medical examination, police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.