Minor 'raped', two arrested in Jharkhand

MEDININAGAR: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in Medininagar, the host city of the Palamau district of Jharkhand, police said here on Monday.

The medininagar police station in charge, Anand Kumar Mishra, said two men were arrested Monday in connection with the incident.

He said the duo was presented to a local court, which sent them within 14 days in judicial custody.

The girl, whose family registered an FIR, accused the two men of raping her on Sunday night in the city, the police officer said.

He said the girl was sent to a hospital for a medical examination.

(The identity of the victim has not been revealed to protect their privacy according to the directives of the Supreme Court on cases related to sexual assault)