RAMGARH: An 18-year old girl belonging to a primitive tribe was allegedly gang-raped by four youths in Banji, a Birhor rehabilitation village under West Bokaro police station of Ramgarh district late on Tuesday. Following a complaint lodged by the uncle of the victim, police arrested two youths, one of them belonging to the primitive tribe. The girl was sent for medical examination on Wednesday.
West Bokaro OC Balmikee Singh said here on Wednesday the girl belonging to the Birhor tribe had come to her uncle’s house in the village when she was forcibly taken by the youths to a desolate place in the forest and gang-raped.
The girl was also threatened with dire consequences. They had threatened to kill her if she spoke about the incident to her uncle.”
Defying their threat, she narrated the incident to her uncle.
“Police arrested Dena Birhor and RaRajkumar Karmali soon after a formal complaint was registered by victim’s uncle while the other two have managed to escape,” Singh said.