Grade 12 girl lifted midway through coaching, raped, thrown along the road in Bihar
Incidents of rape remain a matter of serious concern in Bihar
PATNA: A grade 12 girl student was thrown out along a busy road after rape in Bihar, triggering wide outrage.
The horrible incident took place in Gaya district of Bihar on Monday evening but was reported in the local media on Thursday.
According to a report in the local media, the victim was returning home in Sherghati block town after attending coaching in Gaya when the accused abducted her near Magadh University, took her to an isolated place and raped before fleeing from the scene.
According to the victim, the accused also assaulted the girl after she resisted his move.
After she regained consciousness, she caught a bus and reached home where she narrated her horrible tale to her parents. The police have registered a case and investigation is on.
“We have registered the case and a special investigation team has been constituted to nab the absconding accused. He will be caught soon,” Gaya district senior superintendent of police Rajeev Mishra told the local media on Thursday.
Last month, a grade seven schoolgirl was allegedly gang-raped before being burnt alive in Samastipur district. The teenaged girl had gone to the local orchard with her family members when she was lifted midway, taken to an isolated location and allegedly gang-raped.
The incidents of rape have become a matter of serious concern in Bihar. As per an official report, a total of 1,475 incidents of rape were reported last year which means an average four girls were being raped every day in the state.
In 2017, a total of 1,198 cases had been reported while in 2016, altogether 1,008 incidents of raped were reported, followed by 1,041 in 2015, 1,127 in 2014 and 1,128 in 2013.