A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in Khammam district, while another case of sexual assault was reported in West Godavari district, police said on Monday.
Three persons, identified as Rama Babu, Nagraj and Venkatesh allegedly raped a teenage girl on the outskirts of Bhavannapalem village under V M Banjar police station limits of Khammam Sunday night and fled after the incident, they said.
Based on a complaint lodged by the victim's family members, a case was booked under relevant sections of the IPC, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and other Acts against the trio and a hunt has been launched to nab them, a police officer said.
In another incident, M Mohan, a watchman posted at a government hostel was taken into custody by Eluru II Town police in West Godavari for allegedly raping an inter student, aged around 17, around three months ago on the hostel premises when the girl was alone, police said.
A complaint had been lodged by the hostel warden and the victim.