- Girl 15 years was abducted and sold to 35 year old man in Haryana
- The girl was missing since October 11th.
- 7 have been arrested including the main accused.
KORBA: Seven including the main accused and two women have been arrested in connection with the abduction and alleged rape of a 15-year-old, a police official said on Thursday after she was rescued from Sonipat, Haryana two months after she went missing.
A minor aged 15 years old was kidnapped in October. After the Dussehra festival celebration along with her family, she went missing. Subsequently, a probe was launched as the family filed a missing complaint.
During the investigation, several suspects were questioned and after getting inputs about the whereabouts of the victim, a police team was sent to Haryana from where the girl was rescued, said Kavita Thakur, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Korea).
The probe revealed that the girl was sold to a 35-year-old man who raped her several times. The women arrested on Tuesday belong to Korba while the other belongs to Surajpur, the officials said.
The accused were booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Further probe is underway.