Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar
Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar
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Mumbai/Indore: Actor-turned politician expressed shock over treatment of a rape victim in Madhya Pradesh's Alirajpur district.

"This... Shocked beyond words.. In M.P. 16 year old rape victim tied n paraded along with the attacker n all these atrocities with the chants of "Bharat Mata ki Jai" ???? How did we get here?? Inhumane to another level," she tweeted.

In a shocking incident in tribal-dominated Alirajpur district, a minor girl, who is a rape victim, was paraded with accused after being beaten up by a mob. The video of the whole incident went viral. According to the information received, the 16-year-old rape victim and 23-year-old accused allegedly were in love with each other.

The police have registered case against six people and arrested everyone. Two FIRs have been registered in this case, one against the family of the girl and the villagers while the second one against the accused.

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Bittu Sehgal told IANS that all the six accused in the case were arrested on Sunday. The accused have been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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