Korba: A 19-year-old student has been battling for life after she was allegedly gang-raped and poisoned by four persons, including a minor boy, in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh, police said today.
The incident took place two weeks back and all the accused were arrested yesterday, they said.
“The incident occurred on March 7 in Kharaud village under Sheorinarayan police station area. However, the accused were arrested after a complaint was lodged in this connection yesterday,” Station House Officer (SHO) of Sheorinarayan police station Prashant Mishra said.
On the day of the incident, the victim, a Class XII student, got a call from one of the accused Sagar Yadav (24) of her village on her mobile phone when she was alone at her house.
“The accused told her that her friend was waiting for her somewhere and he will drop her there,” he said.
Later, Yadav along with his friend Lav Nonia (28) took the girl on their motorcycle to a secluded place behind a temple, where two more accused identified as Kushkumar Nonia (26) and a 16-year-old boy were already present.