Shahjahanpur: Two sisters, both in their teens, were allegedly gangraped and beaten by three men in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said on Thursday.
The sexual assault took place on Tuesday night at Bannu Nagaria village in Shahjahanpur when the sisters had gone to answer nature's call, a police official said.
The two girls, one 15 and the other 17, were beaten up by the attackers. One of them was seriously injured.
The incident took place at around 9 pm when three unidentified persons dragged them to a far off field and allegedly gangraped them, said Om Prakash Gautam, in-charge of the Madnapur police station.
When the girls resisted, they were beaten.
Police filed a case against three unidentified men based on the father's complaint, circle officer Tilhar Arun Chandra said. A manhunt has been launched to nab the culprits, he added.
A medical examination of both girls will be done.
Published Date: Oct 12, 2017 12:22 pm | Updated Date: Oct 12, 2017 12:22 pm