Jammu: The Channi Himmat police has arrested all the three accused involved in the alleged rape of a teenage girl.
According to police sources, all the three accused have been arrested and are locked up at Chata Police Chowki (Channi Himmat).
The main accused Mitthu is claiming that he knew the victim as they both used to live in the same locality. Their acquaintance slowly turned into a friendship and there came a time when the girl pressurised him to marry her. Mithu, 20, refused to marry her as he was already married.
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In her statement, the girl said that it was Mitthu who tried to rape her while his two friends guarded the door. The victim further claimed that he ripped off her clothes and forced himself on her.
“It is not a case of rape, let alone gang-rape. Technically, it is a case of attempt to rape. The police is waiting for the medical report and till it can’t say anything clearly and precisely, ” said a source.
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The Police had registered a case against the three men under section 376 (attempt to rape), section 452 (house trespass) and section 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment).