2 Minor girls gang-raped
After the news from the national capital about a seven-year-old girl gang-raped by three men, the south Indian state Kerala which is popularly known as 'god's own country' is in the news after eight persons have been arrested in connection with the gang rape of two school students in Peedanam distrct.
Both victims were allegedly lured by the prime accused and gang raped on two separate days earlier in December.
Police have registered cases for rape and kidnapping under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).
According to the police, both girls were taken to a vacant house by one of their acquaintances and raped. Later his friends also joined them. Their ordeal continued for two days, the police said.