Muzaffarnagar : A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two men in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar. They recorded a video of the crime and shared it on social media, the police said on Monday.
The incident took place on Sunday in a village that comes under Bhopa police station. Station house officer (SHO) Subhash Babu said, “A case was registered against the accused, Shubham and Ashish, who are absconding.”
According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s mother, the accused lured the girl into a garden with guava trees on the pretext of offering her the fruit and instead gang-raped her.
The incident came to light after the video of the crime was circulated on social media, police said.
In a separate incident, a man was booked for allegedly trying to rape a woman in a village under Kotwali police station area.
The accused, Bobby, tried to rape the woman who was in her field on Sunday. However, she raised an alarm and he fled, they said.