In a horrific incident, six men belonging to Kishanganj district of Bihar allegedly raped a 19-year old girl in front of her father. The perpetrators allegedly tied up the victim’s father with rope to a tree and raped his daughter in front of him.
According to reports, the incident occurred when six men of village Pathargatti, 350 km from Patna, knocked on victim’s door on Monday night asking for water and then forcibly entered the house to drag her outside. The rape accused then allegedly took the victim and her father to a deserted field near her house and gang-raped her in front of her father.
The father of the victim told that all the accused resides in the same village and are identified as Faiz Alam, Abdul Mannan, Kalu, Kasim, Kaiser, and Ansar. Addition to this, the victim has also stated that the rape accused had threatened them to not to go to the police to register any complaint.
Kumar Ashish, Kishanganj Superintendent of Police, speaking to the media said, “The victim has named six persons, the police are conducting raids to nab them as they are absconding. He said he was personally monitoring the case and the accused will be arrested soon.
The police said the villagers initially tried to hush up the incident. They asked the girl and her father to agree to a “settlement” through the village panchayat. But the two decided to lodge an FIR.