August 29, 2019
India Today

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two men of her village in Ghauranda, Haryana and was later sold for Rs 70,000. Police have nabbed the accused and a case has been registered against them under the Pocso Act.

According to the Dainik Bhaskar, two women were also involved in the matter.

The girl and her mother worked as daily wage workers in the village. On the day of the incident, the girl had gone to work in the fields when she met a contractor Saurabh and his companion Guddu, who convinced her to go with them.

First Saurabh and Guddu forced her to drink, then they raped her, and left her in Gharaunda Herbal Park.

After the rape, the accused started speaking to various people in a bid to sell the girl. The girl was then sold for Rs 70,000 in Kiloi. It is alleged a former chairman of the municipality of Ghauranda was also involved in the process, and it was him who decided to sell the girl for Rs 70.000.

The incident is now being probed by the police, and the mother of the victim has demanded justice for her daughter.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Pocso Act. However, the two women reportedly involved in the crime are yet to be arrested.

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