Lucknow, October 06: A Group of Five members has been allegedly raped a 19-year-old girl shot at for trying to escape in a village near Lucknow raising concern over the law and order situation in the state.
The Incident took place on Wednesday, but it came light on today, according to the police information, when the girl had gone to the fields to relieve herself at around 7.30 pm. She was allegedly assaulted by a group of five men who shot at her when she tried to fight them back, Satish Kumar, Superintendent of Police.
In a bid to escape, the girl got shot on the face, near her nose. As of now, the accused have been booked under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for sexually assaulting the girl.
Senior officials told to media the FIR was lodged as per the victim's complaint. Further charges will be framed after the victim's medical examination reports are released.
According to the sources, She is currently undergoing treatment at the trauma center in a local hospital.