14-year-old hearing, speech-impaired girl gang-raped, minor among two arrested in Madhya Pradesh

A sign language interpreter has been communicating with the victim to know the details about her ordeal, he added.

Published: 15th January 2020 05:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th January 2020 05:21 PM   |  A+A-

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REWA: A 14-year-old hearing and speech-impaired girl was allegedly raped by two persons, including a minor, in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at Baikunthpur town, around 23 kms from Rewa, on Tuesday night, police said.

The accused duo- Dipak Sakat and his 17-year-old accomplice- have been arrested, Rewa District Superintendent of Police, Abid Khan, said.

"When the girl was going home around 9 pm, the accused stopped her and forcibly took her to a deserted house in Baikunthpur, where they raped her," he added.

The accused have been booked under IPC section 376-D (gang-rape) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, Khan said, adding that they will be produced in separate courts.

A sign language interpreter has been communicating with the victim to know the details about her ordeal, he added.

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