A video showing the gangrape of a 15-year-old from Sitapur went viral, prompting police officers to register a case. One person has been detained in this connection.

As per a report, the victim who was on her way back from the market was abducted by five people of the same area, who took her to a secluded place. The accused allegedly took turns and forced her into oral and vaginal sex.

The accused also made a video and threatened the victim with circulation of the video on social media if she told anyone.

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However, after one of the accused shared the video on WhatsApp, it went viral.

Police reached out to the victim and subjected her to a medical test on Tuesday.

Police are raiding houses and known hangouts of the other accused and efforts are on to track them.