Tirupati: A 12-year-old girl was repeatedly raped for about four months allegedly by five minor boys in separate incidents at different places of Pungunur in Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh.
Police arrested all the boys, between the age group of 12 and 17 years, following a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother.
According to sources, the minor girl’s father had died three years ago following which her mother had shifted to Pungunur from Karnataka.
The police have produced the boys before a court which sent them to a juvenile home in Tirupati.
Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Home Minister N. Chinarajappa, who was in Tirupati to inaugurate three model police stations in Chittoor district, condemned the heinous crime.