A day after the gang-rape of a girl student on the campus of a polytechnic in Bardhaman district came to light, the victim’s family members claimed on Saturday that they were pressured by the accused not to file a police complaint.

“Threats were also issued against going to the police,” the victim’s father told The Hindu over telephone.

The victim said that the she, along with her family, was feeling scared and insecure.

“How will I or any other girl go to college after the incident,” the victim told a local television channel.

On Tuesday, the first year student was gang-raped allegedly by four persons.

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