Dighalbank (Kishanganj): Six youths gangraped a girl in front of her father at Dighalbank in Bihar’s Kishanganj district late on Monday night. After sexually assaulting the girl, the accused threatened her and her father, whom they held hostage, not to tell anyone about the incident.
The girl recorded her statement with Kodhowadi police on Wednesday. SP Kumar Ashish reached the spot and inquired all details about the incident from the victim and the villagers. Police have launched a hunt for the suspects.
The 19-year-old survivor was sent to Sadar Hospital, Kishanganj, for medical examination.
Suspects came to drink water
The incident took place at a village in Kodhwadi police station area under Dighalbank block. The victim’s father said that six youths knocked on their door late in the night and demanded water.
He further said, “They made us hostage. They abducted me and my daughter. They took us about half-a-kilometer away and all of them raped my daughter in front of me.”
Threatened girl and her father of dire consequences
After committing the crime, they threatened the girl and her father of dire consequences if they told anyone about the incident. The girl set her father free and both returned home. On Wednesday, the local police was informed. The accused have been identified as Faiz Alam, 21, Abdul Mannan, 27, Kalu, 27, Kasim, 35, Taqseer, 24 and Ansar, 35. Two of the suspects work as electricians.