Two accused arrested; another minor girl raped by fellow villager in Tentulikhunti block
After receiving the complaint, the police personnel from Athani police station arrested the accused Raju Acharatti and produced him before the court.
Hundreds of locals, including the victim's parents, have been staging a protest near the site of the incident, demanding capital punishment for the convicts.
The incident occurred Monday night when the 13-year- old girl along with other children had gone to the Ganesh pandal set up at Agar village in Dahanu area, said Police.
The accused is being repeatedly summoned by the police and has alleged that she is being pressurised of changing the filed FIR.
Man rapes woman in broad daylight in Visakhapatnam; police arrest perpetrator based on onlooker's video
An auto-rickshaw driver recorded a video of the crime and sent it to the WhatsApp account of the Vizag Police.
The accused, identified as Vikas (40), has been arrested, said Nupur Prasad, deputy commissioner of police, Shahdara.
A 15-year-old school-going girl set herself ablaze here on Wednesday after she was allegedly raped by her uncle who has started blackmailing her saying he would release the video clips.
The incident took place after the 15-year-old went missing Sunday. She was found two days later.