Minor girl commits suicide in Hyderabad after being raped

Hyderabad: In a tragic incident, a minor girl ended her life on Sunday after she was raped by a man (20) and a teenager boy (16) in Warangal.

According to a media report, the accused were known to the victim. The girl was a ninth standard student. On Saturday, the accused had taken her on a bike from her house to a nearby mandal and allegedly raped her. She was later dropped at her house.

The girl narrated the incident to her grandmother with whom she stays and later committed suicide by hanging.

Both the accused were booked under IPC sections 376 (rape), 306 (abetment to suicide) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Further investigations are on.

NT Bureau