NEET Aspirant, 17, Gang-raped In Kota; 4 Students Arrested

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Kota: A 17-year-old girl, a NEET aspirant, was allegedly gang-raped by four students in Kota, police said. The incident reportedly happened on Saturday when the girl went to the flat of one of the accused whom she had met online. The probe revealed that the girl, who is a resident of Gurugram, was raped by the accused and his three friends. All four accused have been arrested.

“The survivor had met one of the accused, from Uttar Pradesh, on social media a month ago. On Saturday, the man invited her to his flat and also called three of his friends. Once the girl reached the flat, all of them raped her,” additional superintendent of police (ASP) Uma Sharma told Hindustan Times.
The survivor was initially hesitant to approach the police but when encouraged by a friend she filed a complaint.

“She told her friends who, in return, asked her to file a complaint,” Sharma added.
The complaint was lodged on Tuesday and all the accused have been arrested, police said. The accused are aged between 18-20 years and they study at another coaching centre in Kota.
“On Thursday, the police arrested all the accused from the flat of the prime accused,” Sharma said.
The accused were arrested under sections 376 D (gang rape) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
“A medical examination of the survivor was also conducted. She is undergoing psychological counselling. A probe is underway,” Sharma said.


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