The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested one person for the rape of a teenager in Kanpur, Brijesh Srivastava, Superintendent of Police, Rural said on Wednesday.
The victim, a Class 9 student, was reportedly held hostage for five days by the accused.
"The accused has been arrested and a case has been registered at the New Azad Nagar Police Station under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code," Srivastava added.
In a similar incident on Tuesday, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three people in Aligarh.
According to Superintendent of Police Shubham Patel, an FIR has been registered and attempts are being made to find and arrest the three accused.
( With inputs from ANI )
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