In yet another horrific instance of sexual offence against minors, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze by three men in Sri Ganganagar district in Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.
The girl suffered nearly 75 per cent burns and is being treated at a government hospital in Bikaner, Superintendent of Police Rahul Katakey said.
According to the victim’s statement, three men — Vicky, Sonu and Vijay — raped her on the roof of her house on Thursday night and set her ablaze on Friday morning, he said.
The victim’s parents were not in the house when the incident took place.
A case has been registered against the three accused under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Police have detained Vicky (25) and efforts are under way to nab the other two, they said.
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