“The accused were arrested from a rented house in Nathupur. Four of them are cab drivers and the other a helper at a taxi stand,” said Alok Mittal, Gurgaon police commissioner.
The victims, both residents of Tughlakabad in Delhi, had been to a pub on MG Road and reportedly boarded a cab at 12.30am. Speaking exclusively to HT, one of the victims said, “When the car stopped at a traffic signal, two men boarded the car. It was all planned.”
“The women were raped inside the moving car for almost two hours till the car halted briefly on Sector 57 extension road. One of the victims jumped out, ran towards a security guard nearby and called the police control room from his mobile phone,” said Maheshwar Dayal, joint commissioner of police, Gurgaon.
After the woman escaped, the accused panicked and drove for another 10-15 minutes before dumping the other victim. The victims were then taken to Gurgaon Civil Hospital where doctors confirmed rape. A case was registered at Sector 29 police station.
On interrogation, the accused claimed the incident was meant to teach a lesson to the victims with whom they had a financial dispute.