UP Minor Gang Raped, Murdered For Refusing To Meet Boyfriend: Cops
A 17-year-old girl was gang raped and murdered by her boyfriend and his accomplice because she had been refusing to meet him, the police in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district - just 30 km from capital Lucknow - said on Tuesday. The victim's family was opposed to their relationship, they added.
The victim had been missing for some days, the police said. On getting information about her relationship, the man was interrogated and he admitted to committing the crime, they said.
According to the police, the two accused had dumped the body into a canal.
"They threw her into the canal after raping her. We had informed the police that the body has been found in the canal after which they reached the spot," the victim's brother told reporters.
The accused have been arrested. A case of murder and gang rape has been registered against them.
In another incident, the police in UP's Hapur - around 45 km from Delhi - have registered a case against two people for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.