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Two minor siblings were raped, filmed and blackmailed for over six months; accused extorted Rs 1 million from the victims, police say

Two minor sisters aged 13 and 15 were raped by two men in Greater Noida and the accused extorted money from them by threatening to share obscene videos of the sexual assault on social media.

Crime in Noida: A disturbing incident has come to light in Greater Noida of the National Capital Region (NCR) in which two minor sisters, aged 13 and 15, were allegedly raped by two men. The accused filmed the sexual assault and blackmailed the victims for over six months, forcing them to pay Rs 10 lakh during that period.

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According to police, the two accused, identified as Rahul (23) and Suraj (25), were arrested on Monday after the father of the two minor girls filed a complaint, alleging that his two minor daughters were raped, filmed and extorted for money by the two men for over six months.

Based on the father’s complaint, an FIR was filed against the two accused, police said.

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Giving details, officials said the accused befriended the two girls, aged 13 and 15, raped them, filmed the sexual assault and extorted about Rs 1 million from the siblings’ family since January by threatening to circulate the videos on social media.

“The accused befriended the two girls after contacting them over the phone. He lured the girls on the pretext of partying with them but gave them intoxicants and raped both the girls. At the time of the incident, the accused also shot obscene videos of both the girls,” police said.

“The girls were extorted hundreds of thousands of rupees because the accused threatened to circulate the videos on social media and kill the girls if they did not do so,” they said.

An official said the matter came to light when the father found some money, which the family had kept for emergencies, missing at home. He questioned the girls about the missing cash, who then narrated the entire ordeal to their father and told him that they had given the money to the accused, who had been blackmailing them for the past six months.

Based on the father’s complaint, an FIR was immediately filed under IPC sections 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 328 (administering poison to someone for the purpose of committing an offence) and 384 (extortion), police said, adding that charges under provisions of the stringent POCSO Act were also filed in the case filed on Sunday, following which the accused were detained from Aichhar T-point in Greater Noida on Monday.

The accused were brought before a local court and taken into custody, police said.



Release Date: June 11, 2024, 7:50 PM IST



Updated Date: June 11, 2024, 7:50 PM IST