In a shocking incident of rape in Lucknow’s Gudamba area, a teenage girl was kidnapped by three men from her house late Saturday and after being dragged into a nearby field was raped.
The victim in her complaint to the police said that she was also brutally beaten up by the three men while she was trying to protest getting raped. She said that one of the accused – Shafiq Asrar, resident of Behta village – had harassed her previously and she had at that time complained to his family members for his indecent behavior.
According to complaint received by the police, the 15 year-old girl, who lives with her family in the Gudamba area, was kidnapped from her house at around 2:00am by Shafiq and two of his accomplices Salman and Saddam.
The three men entered the victim’s house from the rooftop and kidnapped her when they found her sleeping alone in her room. The girl was then taken to an isolated area, where Saddam and Salman helped Shafiq overpower and rape her. The accused also thrashed her when she tried to protest.
The victim has also mentioned in her complaint that Salman’s father Ali Akbar and Shafiq’s brother-in-law Teenu were also involved in the incident. She was later left in the desolate area by the men from where she escaped and reached her house and narrated her sad ordeal to her family members.
The accused also chased her to her house and thrashed her family members and ran away. The victim’s family immediately called the police control room and the policemen, who reached the spot, got hold of Salman and arrested him.
Inspector Gudamba Hrishikesh Yadav confirmed that a report about the rape has been lodged and the police are trying to arrest the other men who are accused in the case.