New Delhi: A 16-year-old girl managed to escape from an undisclosed place in Noida where she was allegedly held captive and repeatedly raped by three youths for a period of 51 days. Police informed that the survivor has identified two of the accused as her neighbours.
Meanwhile, the family members of the survivor alleged the police of initially refusing to take up the complaint. However, later an FIR was registered in connection with the matter, when the matter was taken to the SP (crime).
The girl reached her home on April 22. After getting to know the suffering she had to go through during the last 51 days, her family went to Phase III police station to file a complaint. However, the police turned them down and instead asked them to sign a paper. After no probe was initiated in the incident, the girl’s father wrote to Gautam Budh Nagar SP (crime) on April 30.
The victim’s father works in a factory. He lodged a complaint against two of the accused namely Chotu and Suraj. While Chotu’s native place is Chatarpur in Madhya Pradesh, Suraj’s native is Mahoba. In the complaint, the survivor’s family reportedly said, “They kidnapped the girl and kept her confined in a room, where she was raped between March 2 and April 22. They had even threatened to kill her if she tried to flee. In their absence, the girl would be assaulted by Aditya, a resident of Sector 135 who would be present in the room. Aditya belongs to Banda district.”
The police, taking cognisance of the matter, registered a case under the various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) namely 376 d (gangrape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 3/4 of the POCSO Act.