Staff Reporter

Vijayawada: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by two youths in Maddur village of Kankipadu mandal in Krishna district on Tuesday. The police immediately sent the girl to the Government General Hospital here for medical examination.

According to the Kankipadu police, the girl came to the village along with her sister Uma and brother-in-law Seshaiah, agricultural labourers, from Annadigudem village of Nalgonda district three months ago. The couple brought her to take care of their children.

The girl was taking care of the children during daytime when her sister and brother-in-law went out for labour work. They were living in a small hut in the sugarcane fields of Maddur village.

The police said P. Srinivasa Rao, along with his friend, noticed that the girl was staying alone during daytime. The duo waylaid and accosted her.

The victim narrated the incident to her sister and subsequently the matter was brought to the notice of village headman. The villagers, however, tried to persuade them to maintain calm till next day morning. Aggrieved victim and her relatives sought police help around 10 p.m.