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Five minor boys rape 8-year-old in Uttarakhand after watching porn

Five minor boys rape 8-year-old in Uttarakhand after watching porn: At Sahaspur, the place is around 25 km from Dehradun, 5 boys, aged between 9 and 14, have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping an eight-year-old girl.

An initial probe and investigate has found the boys allegedly raped the minor girl on, on 12th July, two days after watching pornography on the mobile phone of the elder brother who is also of one of the accused.

On Sunday, The case came to light, when the girl’s family lodged a complaint against those boys and then they were arrested.

The cop told that the victim was lured with a chocolate to the house of one of the accused where the guys planned to rape her.

Narendra Rathore, the Sahaspur station house officer, said the accused belong to families of laborers and they were an alumnus of the STD 6 and 9. “The girl is a student of Class V and lives with her family of four siblings and parents.”

He said the girl was playing outside her house when her parents had gone out for some work and it was the period when the 5 culprits lured her.

Rathore said the five, according to their plan, took her to the house of the main 10-year-old accused when the victims’ parents were out for work.

He said one of them stood guard at the house’s main door at that period other raped her. “While they were committing the crime, one of them saw the elder brother of the 10-year-old accused coming towards the house,” said Rathore. AFTER they raped her, then the boys asked the girl to go home.

The traumatized girl stopped speaking after she comeback to her home. “The girl refused to have her dinner. Later in the night when her mother insisted that she say what the matter was, she broke down and narrated her ordeal. Next day, her parents informed some of their neighbors and finally decided to lodge a complaint on Sunday evening,’’ said Rathore.

“A case has been registered against the five accused and all of them will be produced before a juvenile court on Monday,” said Rathore. He said they have seized the mobile phone on which the boys watched porn.

A similar case was happened in the Kanpur also, where four boys, aged between 6 and 10, allegedly gang-raped a four-year-old girl post they watch porn on a mobile phone and the deadly incident took place in the last month of June.

Smitha Deshpande, the psychiatry department head at New Delhi’s Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, said if there is planning involved in any action and then they did so with full of consciously. “And knowing that it is not socially acceptable.

But It will be yet to know that is the minor culprits were aware of the consequences of the crime they did. Even if we keep the moral obligations aside, did the boys know that their action will have legal repercussions and whether they were even scared of those repercussions,” she told.

She said banning pornography is not possible or practical, but there has to be a practical mechanism so that minors will be restricting access to watch porn as they are vulnerable. “Also, talking about respecting each other’s body space, maybe as part of education, can help in making children aware of how their action can hurt others. But there is no quick fix.”