A POLICE OFFICER IN THE NORTHERN INDIAN STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING A 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO WENT TO THE POLICE TO REPORT SHE HAD BEEN GANG RAPED.
Written by awawa on May 5, 2022
A police officer in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl who went to the police to report she had been gang raped.
A criminal case has been registered against him and he has been suspended, a senior police official said.
The girl alleged that she had been gang raped by four men last month.
The report has led to outrage in India with many people expressing anger on social media.
State authorities have ordered a high-level probe into the incident and have asked for a report within 24 hours. The National Human Rights Commission has also sought a report from senior police officials within four weeks.