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Two Minor Girls from Barpeta allegedly gang raped at Railway Quarter in Rangia

Two Minor Girls from Barpeta allegedly gang raped at Railway Quarter in Rangia

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Aug 2019 3:09 PM GMT

Rangia: In a shocking incident, two innocent minor girls were allegedly raped by six notorious people at a railway quarter near Rangia Railway Station on Friday evening.

As per reports, both the minor girls hailing from Barpeta town were returning back to their home from Dimapur, later, two suspected hawkers at the railway station allegedly took them to a Railway quarter near the station showing their eagerness to help them. Both the innocent girls accordingly followed them to the quarter where they were allegedly gang-raped and physically assaulted by six notorious people.

Following the incident, the victim girls narrated the incident to an Auto rickshaw driver and other fellow people near the station.

Reacting to the incident, railway staff and owner of the quarter was attacked by the public for allegedly allotting his personal quarter for illegal works.

The railway staff, however, managed to escape from the spot.

Meanwhile, Government Railway Police (GRP) reached the spot and started an investigation in connection to the incident.

Speaking to the media, local people nearby the Rangia Railway Station alleged that several railway staff quarters are being used for illegal and anti-social works by the tenants since the past few years.

They further appealed before the GRP for an investigation in connection to the matter.

Gang Rape

Gang rape occurs when a group of people participates in the rape of a single victim. Rape involving at least two or more violators (typically at least three) is reported throughout the world. Systematic information and statistics on the extent of the problem are limited.

One study showed that offenders and victims in gang rape incidents were younger and more likely to be unemployed compared to cases of rape by one perpetrator. Gang rapes involved more alcohol and drug use, night attacks and severe sexual assault outcomes and less victim resistance and fewer weapons than individual rapes. Another study found that group sexual assaults were more violent and had greater resistance from the victim than individual sexual assaults and that victims of group sexual assaults were more likely to seek crisis and police services, to contemplate suicide and seek psychotherapy than those involved in individual assaults. The two groups were about the same in the amount of drug use and drinking during the assault.

Gang rape is sometimes referred to as "group rape", "party rape", or "multiple perpetrator rape" in scholarly literature. The phrase "gang rape" was coined by Bernice Sandler.

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