New Delhi: A 16-year-old teenager was gangraped by her dance instructor and his three friends - two of them juveniles - at a dance school in west Delhi, police said on Saturday. All four have been caught.
"Gulshan allegedly gangraped his student along with his three friends in a dance school in Vikaspuri area on July 5," said a police officer.
The incident came to light on July 7 when the missing girl was rescued from Gulshan's house by police after her family members lodged a complaint. After a medical examination confirmed rape, police were on the track of Gulshan and the other rapists.
"Gulshan and his friend Ram were arrested and the two juveniles detained and sent to an observation home on Friday," said the officer.
According to police, the girl was taking 15-day training at DKS dance school in Vikaspuri. She went to her class on July 5 but did not return home. Her family members searched for her but could not locate her. Finally, they lodged a missing complaint with Vikaspuri police station.
Police found the girl was last seen with Gulshan and raided his house in Dabri area.
During interrogation, Gulshan told police that he and the girl had become friends during the classes.
"On July 5, after the classes got over, Gulshan took the girl to a nearby park and asked her to stay back for a special class. When everyone went out from the school, Gulshan called his friend Ram, a resident of Uttam Nagar, and the two juveniles and they gang-raped her," said the officer.
She was kept in the school premises that night and the next morning Gulshan forcibly took her away to his home, the officer added.