Six people have been arrested here in connection with the gang-rape of a 14-year-old girl.

The incident took place in the Subedarganj area here this past Wednesday.

According to Superintendent of Police (City) Shailesh Yadav, the minor girl was taken to a spot near Subedarganj railway station by her friend, who then attempted to rape her.

They were accosted by five men, three of whom thrashed the alleged rapist and handed him over to the police.

Blood-stained clothes

However, the victim alleged that two men stayed back and gang-raped her, and then also thrashed her, leaving her unconscious.

The girl, with blood-stained clothes, was spotted by some locals while she was returning home.

The girl's medical report on Friday confirmed gang-rape and assault, police said, adding that she had identified the accused.