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Delhi Police arrests 7 women in alleged gangrape case, 2 minors also apprehended

Delhi Gangrape/Shahdara Latest News: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal termed the incident 'shameful,' and urged the Union Home Minister and the Lieutenant Governor to instruct the police to take strict action.

Abhay Parashar Reported by: Abhay Parashar @abhayparashar
New Delhi Updated on: January 27, 2022 21:52 IST
Delhi woman gangraped, then paraded with face blackened,
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Delhi woman gangraped, then paraded with face blackened, head shaved over personal enmity; 4 arrested

Highlights

  • A 20-year-old was alleged gang-raped, tonsured, garlanded with slippers and paraded in Delhi street
  • Kejriwal terms incident shameful, urged Amit Shas & LG to instruct the police to take strict action
  • A boy, living in the neighbourhood was in a one-sided affair with her, committed suicide

Delhi Gangrape/Shahdara Latest News: A 20-year-old was gang-raped, tonsured, garlanded with slippers and paraded with a blackened face in the Kasturba Nagar area in the national capital. The woman was allegedly attacked by a group of people, including women, who chopped off her hair, tore her clothes, blackened her face. The woman was also allegedly sexually assaulted. 

The incident took place on Wednesday and the accused are said to be illicit liquor sellers in the area. It has been alleged that the woman was also gang-raped. A video of the incident showed the woman being attacked. 

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal termed the incident 'shameful,' and urge the Union Home Minister and the Lieutenant Governor to instruct the police to take strict action.

India Tv - Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal termed the incident 'shameful,' and urge the Union Home Minister and the Lieutenant Governor to instruct the police to take strict action.

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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal termed the incident 'shameful,' and urge the Union Home Minister and the Lieutenant Governor to instruct the police to take strict action.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahdara, R. Sathiyasundaram said that they have arrested four women in this connection. He said that a case of sexual assault and abuse has been registered with the concerned police station.

"All possible help and counselling are being provided to the victim. We are taking the matter seriously. A team of elite officials have been formed to look into it, we will arrest all the accused soon," said the DCP.

The woman is married and has a child. A man who used to live in her neighborhood was in a one-sided affair with her. She had spurned his advances many times. The man had allegedly committed suicide in November last year.

"His family blames my sister for their son's death," the survivor's sister said.

The family members of the man were angry after the incident and the women of the family were the ones who first attacked the victim. Police are in the process of verifying the facts and allegations. The woman is undergoing treatment in a hospital. Her condition is stated to be stable. Her statement has been recorded by the investigation official of the case.

The police are also taking legal opinion in the matter. Meanwhile, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal issued a notice to the Delhi Police in connection with the matter. Maliwal said that it was themost unfortunate incident that was reported from the capital.

"A woman was gang-raped by the accused, who deals in the illicit liquor business. She was made to wear a garland of shoes. Her face was blackened and she was paraded in the area. Most unfortunate incident. I am writing to Delhi Police to provide security to the woman and her family and take strong action against the accused," said Swati.

The National Commission for Women asked Delhi Police on Thursday to immediately arrest all the accused responsible for allegedly abducting and sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman who was then paraded by her attackers on the streets of east Delhi's Kasturba Nagar with her hair chopped, face blackened and a shoe garland around her neck.

In a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said the victim must be provided with best medical treatment and also, necessary measures must be taken for safety and security to the victim and her family. As per the provision 357-A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the victim is entitled for the compensation as per the Victim Compensation Scheme of the State.

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