15-year-old Dalit girl raped in moving car in Haryana

first_imgA 15-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by two men in a moving car here, the police said on Wednesday. Acting on a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother on Tuesday, a case was registered against Praveen (37) and his friend. In her complaint, the woman said that her daughter was in trauma since the incident. She added that the two men had also threatened her daughter, saying they would eliminate her family. The woman claimed that her daughter and Praveen had met on social networking site Facebook. Praveen had been putting pressure on the girl to meet him, the police said. On July 26, he called the victim near Lal Dwara temple, where he and his friend were waiting in a car, they said. When the girl arrived, the accused allegedly pushed her inside the car and took turns to rape her in the moving vehicle, the police said. The two men later left the girl in a park near her house. Praveen was arrested on Wednesday while his friend was yet to be arrested, the police said. The accused have been booked under the relevant sections of the IPC and the provisions of the POCSO Act and the SC/ST Act, they said.last_img

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