Two minor girls were allegedly raped by six youths in the district’s Husenganj area, police said on Monday.
Both the girls have been admitted to a government hospital where their conditions are said to be critical, they added.
All six accused have been taken into police custody.
Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar Singh said in a statement on his official Twitter account, ”Two minor girls were returning home late in the evening on Sunday after seeing a traditional fair in a village under Husenganj police station area, when six youths gang-raped them. ”All the six accused have been identified and taken into custody by the police and action is being taken by registering a case under serious sections.” Deputy Superintendent of Police Veer Singh said the girls’ condition is worrying and they have been admitted in a government hospital for treatment.
The accused are being interrogated, he added.