UP: 16-year-old cancer survivour girl first gangraped, then raped by passerby too

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UP teen raped twice in a day, cops arrest one accused
UP teen raped twice in a day, cops arrest one accused

Lucknow : A 16-year-old cancer survivour girl in Uttar Pradesh said that she was first gangraped by two young men and then raped by a passerby whose help she sought to get home.

The girl, who lives in a village in Sarojini Nagar on the outskirts of Lucknow, has filed a complaint with the police.

In the complaint she mentioned that her friend Shubham offered her a ride from a local market and took her on his bike to a secluded location where he and his friend Sumit gang-raped her till about 11 pm in the night. Post that they dropped her by the side of a road and fled. The girl then sought help from a nearby passer, but instead of helping the man again raped her.

The man has been identified as Virendra Yadav, a contractor by profession.

The local police was notified around 2AM by the local residents of the area. The cops reached the spot and took the girl home.

The contractor has been arrested by the cops, however, the other two accused are still missing. Efforts to catch them are on full swing, said the cops.

"One accused have been arrested and we are looking for other culprits. The girl went for shopping and from there she was taken to other place and raped," Lalita Prasad Singh, a police officer, told news agency ANI.

The girl has reportedly been undergoing treatment for blood cancer for the last five years at a hospital in Lucknow.