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Bhopal gang rape: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan directs trial in fast-track court

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 fast-track court.


  |  Updated On : November 03, 2017 12:35 PM
Bhopal gang rape: Chief Minister directs trial in fast-track court (File photo)

Bhopal gang rape: Chief Minister directs trial in fast-track court (File photo)

New Delhi :  

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 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.

Congress workers protested at GRP police station over alleged gang-rape of a girl while she was returning home from coaching classes on Thursday.

On Thursday, 19-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by four men near railway tracks.

The incident happened 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.

First Published: Friday, November 03, 2017 12:32 PM


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