NOIDA: A class X student was allegedly gang raped by her uncles and cousins in Greater Noida on Friday. What is more shocking is that the victim has alleged that the police tried to hush up the entire incident and were forcing the victim and her family to come to a compromise with the accused. Also, The accused’s car with tinted glass kept moving in several arterial roads in the city but no policemen stopped the car.
It was only when the locals staged a protest against police inaction, that the police lodged an FIR. The village panchayat also pressurized the victim’s family for compromise.
The victim lives with her family in Chaysa village while she studies in an inter college in a nearby village. The victim was kidnapped on Wednesday morning when she was going to her school. The accused in a car stopped the victim and pulled her in the car. The accused reportedly put a handkerchief laced with sedative which put the girl in an unconscious state.
The girl was found in an unconscious state near a railway track in Dadri later in the evening on Wednesday. The family came to know about the incident after a local informed the family. When the victim regained consciousness, she narrated that two uncles and cousins allegedly kidnapped and then raped her.
SP (rural) Ashok Kumar said that the family initially had alleged that their girl was kidnapped and thrashed. “On the basis of complaint we had registered an FIR now family also alleged that the victim was also raped. Henceforth we sent the girl for medical examination. Initial report of medical examination suggests that there were no external injury marks on the private part but final report is not here yet. We will also add rape charges in the FIR,” Kumar said So far no accused has been arrested but manhunt has been lauched to nab the culprits.
Meanwhile the victim’s family was reportedly pressurized by the local panchyat and police for settlement. The family is demanding stringent action against the culprits. On Friday the victim’s family members and supporters also staged the protest demanding early arresting of the accused.
The incident raised questions on the inadequate law and order in the region.