Ballia, Uttar Pradesh:
A 17-year-old lady was allegedly kidnapped, crushed up and raped by two youths in Uttar Pradesh, the police stated on Tuesday.
An FIR was lodged within the case on the criticism of the sufferer’s mom and two folks had been arrested on Tuesday, stated police official Rajiv Mishra of Ballia district’s Phephna village.
The incident came about on September 9 however got here to mild on Monday when Lucknow senior police official Amitabh Thakur took be aware of a Fb submit of a social activist, Rajat Singh, on the gangrape, stated police.
Mr Singh’s Fb submit on the incident was based mostly on a viral social media submit by which it was stated that the lady was returning residence in his village from someplace when the 2 boys accosted her at a secluded place and dragged her beneath a bridge, the place they beat her up and raped her, they added.
The activist additionally tagged along with his submit a viral video by which the lady was seen pleading with the alleged rapists, addressing them as “bhaiya”, to spare her.
Taking cognizance of activist’s submit calling for the justice to the rape sufferer, Mr Thakur apprised extra director normal of police of Varanasi zone and DIG, Azamgarh, of the gangrape via his tweet on Monday, following which Ballia police chief Devendra Nath ordered an FIR into the incident, stated the police.
Senior police official Mr Mishra stated an investigation is on within the case.
By the way, the sufferer of notorious December 16, 2012, gangrape case, also referred to as Nirbhaya case, too belonged to the identical police station space Phephna in Ballia district.