Ghaziabad: In yet another horrific incident, a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her relatives on the pretext of offering her toffee. Police said that the relatives lured the girl into their house by offering her toffee and allegedly raped her. The police said on Wednesday that the alleged crime took place in the Muradnagar town of Ghaziabad district.
The crime occurred on Monday night, but her parents alerted the police about it the next day, following which a case was registered on Tuesday.
The girl was taken to the hospital for a medical examination, which verified that she had been raped, news agency PTI reported.
According to Assistant Superintendent of Police Akash Patel, the suspects, Uvaid and Shaan, are relatives of the minor girl and have been apprehended.
The suspects, both in their twenties, allegedly took turns to rape the minor girl. They thrashed her up and gagged her when she sobbed. The accused further threatened her with terrible repercussions if she told anybody about the incident.
She eventually came home in bloodstained garments, according to police.
As per her parents, it took at least two hours for the girl to gather confidence and tell them about the tragedy.
Her parents brought her to the hospital and called the cops.
Police said that the rape survivor’s family members were allegedly persuaded by the accused’s parents to strike a deal, but they refused.
The suspects have been imprisoned, according to ASP Patel.