Amid the countrywide uproar against the gangrape in Delhi, a minor girl was raped, filmed and later a MMS clip was uploaded on the internet in a village in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh.
Police in Pithora, 94 km from the state capital, have lodged a case against seven youths on the charges of rape and under the provisions of the Information Technology Act for circulating the MMS clip on mobile and also uploading it on the internet.
Though the incident took place on November 19, the minor girl did not inform anyone about the incident.
Minor girl was also robbed
When the MMS was circulated in the village that the girl's family was informed about it by some people who recognized her in the clip. According to the complaint, the incident took place when the minor girl was waiting for a conveyance to return from Tendukona village to her village Khuteri.
A youth, identified as Bholaram Sinha, who was known to her, offered her a lift and raped her on the way at Darri Dongra area, which is usually isolated.
Meanwhile, six more youths including Yogesh Bariha, Parasmani Bariha and Suman Bariha, clicked pictures and recorded videos. According to the reports, they also robbed the minor of the money she had.All the accused are on the run.