A 20-year-old differently-abled girl was allegedly gang-raped by six persons near a railway track at U Mangalam colony near Neyveli on January 26.
According to sources, physically handicapped Rani (name changed) had gone to the railway track near her house to attend nature’s call when a six-member gang allegedly raped her. Rani lost consciousness soon after the incident.
Her mother, who came in search of her, found her lying unconscious near the railway track and rushed her to a primary health centre. When Rani regained consciousness, she informed her mother about the incident.
Following this, her mother filed a complaint at police station against the gang on Monday.
Based on the complaint, police took three persons, Praveen (19), Uthamaraja (20) and Sathishkumar (20) under custody for inquiry and are searching for the other three, who went absconding. All the accused hail from the same village as that of the victim. Rani is currently receiving treatment at the Vriddhachalam government hospital.