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Gangrape of 5-yr-old girl: Three men sent to judicial custody

PTI 17 Oct 2015, 19:54:13 IST

New Delhi: Three persons, arrested for allegedly gangraping a five-year-old girl yesterday, were today remanded in 14-day judicial custody by Delhi court.

Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala sent the three accused to judicial custody till October 31 after they were produced in the court by the Delhi Police.

The police told the court that Prakash, Sitaram and Rewati who were allegedly under the influence of intoxicants gang raped the minor girl last evening in Anand Vihar area of east Delhi.

It said the victim, who sustained severe injuries to her private parts, has been admitted to GTB Hospital.

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Police said as the victim is in hospital, her statement is yet to be recorded before a magistrate under section 164 of the CrPC.

The accused were caught by the locals after they heard the cries of the girl. They were thrashed by the people and later handed over to police.

A case has been registered against them under relevant Sections of IPC and POCSO at Anand Vihar Police Station.