After Yogi Adityanath took over as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, everyone thought the atrocities against women in the state will decline. But nothing seems to be seen in last few months. A 14-year old cancer patient, allegedly gangraped twice within a span of six hours in the state capital.
The news has spread tremors in the state and it shows the law and order situation in disarray. The minor managed to reach her home at around 3 am on Sunday, after which her father, who had been searching for her, filed a police complaint, and an FIR was lodged.
Meanwhile one of the accused has been arrested, the other two are absconding.
The FIR was registered under IPC section 376-D (gang rape) and section 5G/6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at the Sarojini Nagar police station against the acquaintance, his unidentified friend and Yadav.
The spokesperson added that Yadav was arrested on Sunday morning from Bijnaur Chauraha, while police were searching for the other two accused. The minor has undergone a medical assessment, and the report is awaited, said police.