Two accused in gangrape and murder of minor arrested

, 10:52 PM IST

Dholpur: Two persons who had allegedly gangraped and murdered a minor girl in Rajakheda area were today held in the district, a senior police officer said.

Two of the accused identified as Ramhari Jadaun and Dinesh Jadaun, both brothers, were arrested and the third accused, who is a minor, was detained, Superintendent of Police, Rajesh Singh said.

“The accused saw the 14-year old girl going alone to the farm yesterday and abducted her.

“They gangraped and strangulated her to death near her farm in Rajakheda area,” the SP said.

The recovery of the girl’s body created furor in the area and the locals protested and blocked the bus stand road last evening and the accused were also the part of the mob, he added.