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13-year-old snatched from a wedding celebration, gangraped by 3 in Vadodara

  • The teen’s shout for help was drowned in the band music that was being played
  • Two of the three accused arrested

Three men allegedly gangraped a 13-year old student who was at a wedding celebration in a village in Desar taluka’s Vadodara district, media reports said.

Desar police have already nabbed three of the two accused after a complaint was registered in this connection.

As per media reports, on Thursday night a wedding procession was passing through the village, and the class 8 student had joined the celebrations like several other residents of the village.

The procession had stopped at the local temple and the teen was sitting near the temple. One of the accused Chirag Machi came to her, took her by the arm, and asked her to accompany him.

Since the band was playing and the speakers were on the girl’s shout for help was drowned. The man took her to the bushes behind the temple where two other men Bhupendra Machi and Paresh Machi were waiting.

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The three then proceeded to gangrape her. When the three felt that some villagers were coming towards the area, they escaped.

Reports said later the child told the parents about the incident and the family called the 181 Abhayam helpline. Police too rushed to the spot and nabbed two of the three accused.

Other recent gangrape incidents

In March this year, three men kidnapped a teen and gangraped her in a classroom in a primary school in Santalpur taluka in the Patan district. The men then released a video of the rape on social media.

As per available case details, the teen had come to the Santalpur taluka’s rural area for some work when the three youth began chasing her. They then threatened her with a knife, gagged, and then kidnapped her. They then gangraped her.


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