After a series of horrific rapes and murders over the last few days, another case of child rape has been reported from Uttar Pradesh as a teen boy has been allegedly raped this time by four men of his village in the Puwaya area in Shahjahanpur, reported Times Now.
The incident took place on Saturday evening when the four accused forcibly took the 13-year-old boy to an orchard and allegedly raped him, said the police.
According to a report, the victim narrated his ordeal to his family members, who approached the police with a complaint against the four accused, identified as Rehman, Ravi, Gulli and Wasim, the officer said.
Senior police officer Jasvir Singh said a case has been registered against the four accused, who are absconding. The police have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits. The victim was sent for a medical examination.
Over the last few days, reports of crimes, especially sexual abuse against children have been on a rise in the country.
On June 9, a man named Shahnawaj was caught red-handed after he raped a 9-year old Dalit girl. Shahnawaj, a native of the town, had called the victim to his place on the pretext of giving her some clothes. As soon as the victim reached his place, he took her inside a room and allegedly raped her.
Similarly, on June 14, a 55-year-old man, Kalam Ansari was caught raping a 10-year-old girl Meera (name changed) on June 10.
In a similar deplorable incident at Aligarh, a Muslim man named Zahid had brutally choked a minor girl, Tina Sharma (name changed) to death over an argument with her family regarding a small loan amount. The brutal incident had shocked the conscience of the nation.
Zahid had brutally choked Tina with a dupatta (scarf) and hid the body in his house in a straw bag. After three days when the corpse started emitting a foul smell, Zahid threw Tina in a pile of trash. Tina’s body was completely decomposed with her eyes gouged out.