Bengaluru: 17-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped for 10 days, 4 arrested

Updated On : 16 Nov , 2017 , 02:25 AM
Bengaluru: 17-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped for 10 days, 4 arrested (Representational Image)
Bengaluru: 17-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped for 10 days, 4 arrested (Representational Image)
New Delhi:

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang raped by four men for 10 days at a lodge in Whitefield, Bengaluru, the police said on Wednesday.

The girls who went on missing on October 26, was rescued by the Whitefield police, who were acting on a tip-off, on November 4.

All four accused identified as Raghavendra, 26, a native of Udupi; and his friends Manoranjan Das, 52, from West Bengal, who was running the lodge on a lease; Sagar, 22, from Davangere; and Manju Raj, 32, from Mysuru, have been arrested.

As per the reports, the prime accused Raghavendra had befriended the girl, who studies in a college in the city.

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However, in a statement to the police, the girl denied these claims and said that she was waiting at Kadugodi railway station for a female friend to attend a party. Two men turned up claiming they were sent by her friend to take her to the party. She accompanied them to the lodge where the crime took place.

The victim’s father lodged a missing complaint on October 30 at the K.R. Puram police station. The Whitefield division police traced her to the lodge based on a tip-off and rescued her.

First Published : Thursday, November 16, 2017 02:14 AM

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