Indore: In another case of rape of a minor child, six men allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl over the past 16 months in Indore , Madhya Pradesh.

According to the police, the accused included a 50-year-old catering contractor, his son who was a law student and four others- of whom one was a minor (16), were arrested on Saturday after the girl reported the matter.

As per details, in March 2018 the girl - then a 15-year-old student of Class IX was living in a hostel, but had to discontinue studies due to her mother's death.

The teen and her younger sister started living with her father, who worked as a watchman at a building. She got a job to take care of the children of the catering contractor from her neighbourhood return of money.

Later, the contractor started showing her porn movies on his cell phone and raped her on multiple occasions. His son, a 23-year-old law student, also started sexually exploiting her.

A few weeks later, the girl borrowed a cell-phone from the man's 16-year-old nephew to talk to a boy who was her friend in school. However, the 16-year-old also raped her, accusing her of having an affair with her school friend and threatened to tell her father. His brother also started exploiting her and was soon joined by two more men in the neighbourhood who also sexually assaulted the hapless teen.

The girl had visited the hospital and the doctors saw that she had minor bruises, bite marks and other injuries and the realised that she was going through trauma. She told them about the sexual harassment and the father was informed about it. He reported the matter to the police. The local police arrested all six of them on Saturday and filed a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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