On Sunday police said that in Gwalior an 11-year-old girl was gang raped in her residence in front of her mother and teenage brother.
The police arrested three men that were related to this case that happened in the wee hours of Wednesday.
“The girl was at home with her mother and brother when three men stormed into their house around 1 am on Wednesday. While two accused threatened to shoot her mother and 14-year old brother, the third one raped the girl,” Gwalior’s Bijoli Police Station in-charge Raghuvir Meena told PTI yesterday over the phone.
“The trio was arrested last night and further investigations are underway,” he added
Jhanwar Singh Kushwaha (36) is the one accused of sexually assaulting her, while two others who helped him in the crime were Raju Kushwaha (25) and Ramniwas Kushwah (24).
The accused were booked under sections of IPC, including 376 D (gang rape), 450 (house-trespass in order to commit offence) 506 (criminal intimidation), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).