Three men accused of raping a 16-year-old girl have been detained in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, after since the minor victim committed suicide.
A case has been registered and all the three accused have been arrested by the police. Further investigation is underway in the matter.
Witnessing the increasing number of rapes in the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had earlier urged Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra to look into the issue of accelerating the hearing of rape cases by setting up of fast-track Higher Courts.
For the same, a unanimous Bill was always passed by the Madhya Pradesh Assembly in December last year, to penalise the guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below with the death penalty.