A Dalit teenager was gang-raped in the Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh by six men, three of whom have been now arrested.
Senior Superintendent of Police Rohit Singh Sajwan said two of the accused were arrested on Sunday, while one was held on Monday, NDTV reported.
The incident occurred in the Izzatnagar police station area of Bareilly city on 31 May. The woman, along with two of her male friends, had gone to the area on a scooty.
The six accused against whom a case has been registered allegedly caught hold of her, took turns to rape her and then beat her up, while her friends were chased away, police said.
Initially, the woman did not tell her family members but later, told her sister about it.
Police said the accused arrested on Monday had intercepted the woman and her two friends on the day of the incident and informed the five others..