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Aadhya Bhatnagar

Aadhya Bhatnagar

Asked on 30 June, 2019

Where did this incident take place?

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The incident took place at a government school in Maholi thana area of Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.

Rajesh Mukopadhyay

Rajesh Mukopadhyay

Asked on 30 June, 2019

Why did the cousins target the girl?

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A preliminary investigation revealed that they all live in a joint family, and the girl often stood first in class, leaving her cousins, who flunked exams, humiliated. The accused wanted to "cut her to size."

Surabhi Saxena

Surabhi Saxena

Asked on 30 June, 2019

How did the incident come to light?

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The incident only came to fore when the accused cousins sent video clips of the sexual assault among family members on a WhatsApp group.

Dhruv Jayaraman

Dhruv Jayaraman

Asked on 30 June, 2019

What action has been taken?

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Parents of the girl registered an FIR against all five accused and one accused was arrested while the rest are absconding. The girl's medical report is awaited.

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