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19-year-old woman abducted, gang-raped in Bhopal, 4 arrested

An officer said the accused allegedly took the woman under a culvert near the railway tracks and took turns to rape her before fleeing.

Reported by: PTI, Bhopal [ Published on: November 03, 2017 8:01 IST ]
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A 19-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by four men near railway tracks when she was returning home after attending a coaching class, police said.

Police on Thursday arrested all the four accused and booked them under the relevant sections of the IPC.

The incident occurred around 10 pm on Tuesday in vicinity of the Habibganj railway station when the four men abducted the woman while she was returning home after attending a coaching class in Maharana Pratap Nagar, a Government Railway Police (GRP) officer said.

He said the accused allegedly took the woman under a culvert near the railway tracks and took turns to rape her before fleeing.

On the basis of the complaint lodged by the woman, a case was registered at the GRP Police Station (Habibganj Railway Station) as the area where the crime occurred falls under their jurisdiction.

The accused are identified as Golu Bihari, Amar Chhantu, Rajesh, and Ramesh.

"They have been booked under sections 376 D (gang rape) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention)," the officer said, adding that further investigation is on.

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