Satna: Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district, police said on Friday.
Lalla Kol (22) and Indrabhan Kol (25) were booked for gang-rape under section 376 of IPC and also under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, said inspector K K Sharma.
The girl, who is 16 years old, had lodged the complaint on Wednesday.
The accused accosted her in her village on Monday night, and took her into a forested area at knife point and raped her, she told the police.
“We launched a manhunt and arrested the duo on Thursday from the wooded area,” the police officer said.