The victim, a class 10th student, lodged a complaint with Madamarri police station, alleging that five of her neighbours had raped and threatened her several times since January, 2015, Police Inspector P Sadaiah said.

 

The police have sent the girl for a medical examination that would confirm her pregnancy.

 

A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he said, adding that investigations were underway.