The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, May 24
All five accused, comprising her classmate and four students of Class 9 of a government model school, sent to juvenile home; though case was registered on May 18, police remained tight-lipped, citing sensitivity of case
In a shocking incident that came to light on Tuesday, a Class 7 student of a government model school in Chandigarh was allegedly raped repeatedly by five boys of her school, one of whom is her classmate.
Though a case was registered on May 18, police remained tight-lipped, citing the sensitivity of the case. While one of the accused, aged 13, is the victim’s classmate, the four others, all aged 14-15, are students of Class 9 of her school.
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Police sources said one of the accused blackmailed the 13-year-old girl to stay silent about the crime as she was accused of a theft.
“After committing the crime, one of the students told his friends, who in turn raped the victim at different locations in Chandigarh, including a park. All five were apprehended and sent to a juvenile home on Sunday,” a police official said, declining to divulge details.