Raipur, August 2: Two men, aged 76 and 47, have been arrested in Chhattisgarh's Baloda Bazar for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl from a poor family, luring her with Rs 10 each time., a senior district police officer said after the arrest of the two men on Sunday.

Baloda Bazar superintendent of police (SP) Deepak Jha said the two men, Kunjram Verma, 76, and Ramesh Verma, 47, were arrested on Sunday on a complaint lodged by the rape survivor’s parents a day earlier, reported TOI.

“The girl was lured with ₹10 by Kunjram and then he called Ramesh…. The girl told police that both raped her thrice,” Jha said.

“Kunjram lived alone and used to call her to his house promising to give her Rs10 each time. He raped her along with Ramesh who owns a grocery shop in the locality,” said Jha. Uttar Pradesh Shocker: Law Student Stabs Classmate Over ‘Love Triangle’

The incident came to light on Saturday when a woman from the girl’s neighbourhood saw her coming out of Kunjram’s house. The woman alerted the girl’s mother who spoke to her daughter. A police complaint was subsequently filed.

The girl complained of abdominal pains and vomiting when she came to the police. She was admitted to hospital and discharged on Monday, “Jha said. Chennai Shocker: Class 10 Student Raped, Impregnated by 63-Year-Old Neighbour in Tiruvallur District

The accused have been booked on the charges of gang rape and under provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act and remanded in judicial custody by a local court.

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