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Bhopal gang rape case: Fourth accused detained by SIT

The fourth accused in the Bhopal gang rape case has been arrested by Special Investigation Team on Sunday. The accused named Rakesh was hiding at a relative’s place when the SIT personnel nabbed him.


  |  Updated On : November 06, 2017 07:53 PM
Bhopal gang rape case: Fourth accused detained by SIT (ANI Image)

Bhopal gang rape case: Fourth accused detained by SIT (ANI Image)

New Delhi :  

The fourth accused in the Bhopal gang rape case has been arrested by Special Investigation Team on Sunday. The accused named Rakesh was hiding at a relative’s place when the SIT personnel nabbed him.

After six days of manhunt, the police on Monday announced prize money on the accused.

The gang-rape incident which happened on Tuesday in Bhopal brought about the painful memory of December 16 gang rape.   

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday took cognisance of 19-year-old’s gang-rape case of Bhopal. He directed trial in a fast-track court.

Chouhan also directed action against negligent policemen.

"3 accused arrested, identification of one more accused underway. One sub-inspector at MP Nagar suspended," said Dharmendra Singh, ASP, GRP.

The woman, a UPSC aspirant, was allegedly raped by four men near the railway tracks when she was returning from a coaching class in MP Nagar.

The incident had occurred on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the Habibganj railway station. 

First Published: Monday, November 06, 2017 06:56 PM


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