Indore : A girl was confined, forcibly married and then raped. Police rescued the girl and registered cases against five persons under various Sections of the IPC. However, none is arrested and a search is on for them.

According to ASI Baljeet Singh Bisen, the 19-year old girl, a resident of Badnagar, had come to the city in search of work a week ago. She had stayed with one Lakhan Goswami, a resident of Aradhana Nagar.

Lakhan and his wife Sarita allegedly confined her and then forcibly married her to their relative Rupesh, a resident of Gandhi Nagar and Rupesh reportedly raped her after the so called marriage. Rupesh’s friends, Rohit and Kamlesh helped him confine the girl and rape her.

Lakhan and Sarita were tenants at the victim’s house in Badnagar and thus they were known to her. The girl had told her parents she would be staying with Lakhan and Sarita. During her confinement, the girl got an opportunity and called her family and informed them of her ordeal.

The family came to the city and contacted the Aerodrome Police, apprised them of situation after which a police team raided Lakhan’s house and rescued the girl. Based on statement made by the girl, cases were registered against five persons under different Sections of the IPC and search is on to trace them.