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Uttarakhand: 15-year-old girl allegedly raped in Haridwar hotel, three including relative booked

Catch News 2020-07-23 00:00:00

A 15-year old girl was allegedly rapped in a Haridwar’s hotel by a youth who became friends with her at a wedding, the police said. The incident happened on Monday, but came to be known only on Wednesday when a case was lodged.

The youth, along with three others which included onn of her relatives who were present at the hotel hhave been booked, police said.

According to the police, the victim is a student of standered 9 in a city-based school and her father is a businessman.

Yogesh Dev, police inspector said, “On Wednesday, the girl’s father lodged a complaint against four men accused of conspiring and raping her in the hotel. Based on the complaint, a case has been registered in which one of them has been booked for raping her while three others, including her distant relative, has been booked for conspiring in the crime.”

“So far in the initial probe, it has been found that on Monday, her distant relative asked the girl to join him in a car ride. Trusting him, she agreed after which he took her to the hotel where the rape accused and two more people joined them,” he said.

The four took her to a hotel room which was already booked. There, one of the four raped her, but when she made some noise they all became nervous and then dropped her near her house and ran away.

“After reaching home, she didn’t tell anything to her family members. However, seeing her tense, her family members asked the girl the reason for it after which she finally narrated her ordeal. A complaint was then lodged today,” said Dev.