In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district, a deaf and mute 17-year-old girl was gang raped by three men who also filmed the act, police said.
The incident, which took place on May 23, came to light after the accused, who belong to the same village, uploaded the video on social media.
Police officials said while two of the accused were arrested, one is absconding. Officials added that an investigation in the case is on and efforts are underway to nab the third accused.
The girl has been sent for medical examination.
Earlier on May 22, a 16-year-old deaf and mute girl was allegedly raped by her relative in a Ballia village.
The incident took place when the girl was alone at her house.
A police officer said that an FIR has been registered on the complaint of the girl’s father. According to police, efforts are on to arrest the culprit.
In November 2018, a 10-year-old differently-abled minor died after she was allegedly raped in Simulia area of Howrah district in West Bengal. The deaf and dumb girl was raped inside a toilet near her residence.