Dalit girl raped in Chinahat

Lucknow: A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her three neighbours, also Dalits, in Chinahat area in Lucknow on late Saturday night.

According to the victim’s father, Shiv Narayan, his three neighbours — Sarvajeet, Pawan and Bechan —kidnapped his daughter from outside the house on Saturday and took her to their place and raped her.

The police have already registered a case against the accused.

Refuting Narayan’s claim, K P Singh, in-charge of the Chinahat police station, said the medical report of the girl did not support their claim of rape. “We are again sending her for further tests,” he said.

According to the police, Sarvajeet and Narayan had a fight a few days ago over a piece of land. Currently, the police is interrogating Sarvajeet.