Jaunpur, July 19: Three men allegedly molested a girl in Birgunj on July 18 and made a video of the act, which went viral, news agency ANI reported. All those accused in the case have been arrested.Also Read - UP Polls 2022: Priyanka Gandhi's 'Shakti Vidhaan' Manifesto Promises 40% Quota in Jobs, Scooty, Smartphones For Women | 5 Points
In an earlier incident, a 22-year-old woman was repeatedly raped for six months allegedly by three men who later pushed her into flesh trade in neighbouring Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh. Superintendent of Police N Kolanchi said the woman’s family members lodged a complaint six months ago with the police seeking intervention to resolve the missing case of their daughter. Also Read - Now, Yogi, Hemant Soren, Rabri Devi Given Covid Vax in Bihar's Gaya!
In the complaint, they claimed that Farook had lured the woman with a promise of marrying her and later kidnapped her, ASP Jitendra Dubey told PTI. The woman was held hostage in Kulpahad Kotwali area and raped by three people, including Farook and his two accomplices Veeru and Bamlesh, the ASP said, adding that the woman was later sold off to a youth in Sonapur village for Rs 40,000. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Invokes Section 144 CrPC In This City Till January 5 Amid Rising Omicron Concerns
The woman was rescued on July 5 from Mauranipur area of Jhansi.
(With PTI inputs)