Agartala: Tripura has reported three incidents of rape including two gang rapes in Khowai district amid the Coronavirus pandemic. A 17-year-old girl was raped by five persons in a car on Tuesday.
The girl was raped by the five when she went to Chakmaghat to meet her boyfriend. The victims are a resident of Mungiakami village.
According to sources, one of the rapists was her relative who assured to drop her home in a car but there were four more youths in the car with the relative. The girl was gang raped by the five. She was later dumped at Teliamura in front of the branch office of UBI bank.
The girl somehow managed to call her boyfriend who rushed her to the hospital. She told the police that she was raped by Kashim Mia, Jahed Mia, Ahamed Ali, Gani Mia and one more person. The police are yet to arrest the accused.
In another incident, a 7-year-old girl was raped at Teliamuru. The incident took place when the minor went to answer nature’s call. A youth raped her in a jungle. The girl told her mother everything and she filed an FIR.
In a third incident, a gang rape took place on July at at Champahour in Khowai district. Two rapists have been arrested by the police. The court has sent them to 14-day judicial custody.