In another shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped in Khargone in Madhya Pradesh.
Large protests have erupted across the country over Hathras and Balrampur rape cases. Unfortunately, a similar case has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.
As per the report, three unidentified men allegedly gang-raped a minor girl near Marugarh village in Khargone.
The Superintendent of Police, Shailendra Singh Chauhan, said that the girl along with her brother was sleeping inside a hut in an agriculture field in the village.
It was then the three accused arrived on a two-wheeler and dragged Khargone rape victim out from the hut.
Reportedly, the incident took place on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday in the Chainpur police station area.
The accused had hit the brother with a stick and injured him when he opposed them, the police added.
Likewise, the minor girl was dragged to another part of the field and was raped, the official said.
Meanwhile, the brother rushed to the village and raised an alarm. However, the accused had fled the spot leaving the two-wheeler behind, the SP said.
The police also said that a case under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered and that the minor girl's medical examination has also been conducted.
The SP also informed that the two-wheeler used by the culprits was a stolen one. Further investigations are underway.