Six Arrested in Three Rape Incidents in Jharkhand

Published: 02nd May 2014 01:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd May 2014 01:17 AM   |  A+A-


Two minor girls and a 90-year-old woman were raped in separate incidents and six persons were arrested in connection with the incidents occurred in Garwah and Simdega districts, the police said.

A girl was today allegedly raped by four persons at a place under Bano police station in Simdega and all the accused were arrested, Simdega Superintendent of Police A V Minz said.

The names of the arrested were not immediately available.

In Garhwa district, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour at Sonpurua early in the morning when she went to the nearby paddy field, Sub-divisional police officer Ratneshwar Thakur said and added Ramjan Shah was arrested in the case.

In the third incident committed last night in Garhwa, a 90-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour R S Dubey Jhula village last night, Thakur said.

Dubey was arrested today, he added.



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