Shimla school girl raped by classmate

Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) A school girl was raped by a classmate and another man and, in a separate incident, a minor girl was raped by a cab driver in Shimla, police said Tuesday.

The 15-year-old school victim, who was missing from her house for three days, was found in a semi-conscious state near her house in Vikas Nagar neighbourhood Monday night, police said.

"The girl has been hospitalised," a police officer said.

The rapist suspect, who studied with her in her class, has been detained and his accomplice Hemraj, an adult, was arrested, police said.

Both suspects were known to the girl's family, police officer Vikram Chauhan told IANS.

In the other incident, a 16-year-old girl, who came from a village near Kufri to meet a relative in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, was raped by a taxi driver who offered her a lift, police said.

The accused took the victim to a hotel where she was raped, police said.


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