17 men have been arrested for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl for over a period of 7 months in Chennai.
According to news agency PTI, police said on Monday that a class 7th student was allegedly raped by around 15 people over a period of time at various places inside her apartment campus.
17 men have been arrested. The accused involve security men, lift operator and water suppliers in the apartment where the minor girl stays.
The matter came to light after the victim, a class seven student had narrated the sequence of incidents to her elder sister, who later brought this to the notice of their parents, following which a complaint was lodged on Monday, the news agency quoted a senior police officer.
“A complaint was registered by the mother alleging that the girl was sexually assaulted by around 15 people at various days in various places inside the apartment campus,” the official said adding that the investigation has begun.
“We are interrogating people. The girl will be taken to hospital tomorrow for health check-ups,” the news agency quoted the official.
Meanwhile, a 14-month-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by her relative at his house in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha.