Eight men are arrested in India after two girls, aged 14 and 15, were dragged into a forest and gang-raped for hours until they passed out.
The sad incident occurred on Monday, March 29 in Khowai, Tripura.
The victims, who were friends, had been out celebrating Holi, the Festival of affection with the group of men, aged between 19 and 22, who they knew from the local area.
After the festival celebration, the 2 girls did not return range in the evening, the days of India reports.
The eight men allegedly took the women into a close-by forest and gang-raped them until they passed out.
The victims only returned home on Tuesday morning and were affected by injuries. They were later rushed to the hospital, where they’re being treated for his or her injuries.
After explaining what had happened to them, the girls’ parents contacted the police, resulting in the arrests of Bimal Debbarma, Soyel Debbarma, Michael Debbarma, Nishit Debbarma, Biresh Debbarma, Jagu Debbarma, Bikash Debbarma and Hrishit Debbarma.
Speaking about the incident, a policeman said: ‘The accused took the women to a forest and gang-raped them through the night. once they passed out, the lads left presuming them to be dead.’