KANPUR: Two minor girls were gang-raped in separate incidents in Kanpur Dehat district. One of them was suffering from fever from past few days.
The incidents, which took place on Wednesday and Thursday, came to light after separate FIRs were registered on Friday.
In the first case, two local hoodlums identified as Sonu and Monu, raped an ailing girl when she had gone out in nearby fieldson Wednesday evening. The girl's parents lodged a complaint and a named FIR was registered against the two accused.
The accused have booked under Sections 376 (rape) and 3 and 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act-2012.
Circle officer Narendra Chandra Verma said that raids are on to nab the accused.
In another case, two unidentified miscreants raped 16-year-old girl at gun-point when she had on to a field on Thursday.
The girl's father lodged a complaint on Friday. A case has been registered under Sections 376 (rape) of IPC and Section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012, superintendent of police Manoj Sonker said.