About a month after the infamous highway gang rape incident, Bulandshahr was in the news again after three men allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped a Class 10 student in a moving car.
Police have arrested the accused, Nitin and his two friends, Brijesh and Rahul. The court sent them to judicial custody on Sunday evening.
SP (city), Bulandshahr, Maan Singh Chauhan, said Nitin had become friends with the girl during occasional visits to her village, where his maternal uncle’s family also lived.
The incident took place on Saturday morning, when the three youths offered a lift to the girl while she was on way to her school in Agauta area of the district. Nitin allegedly offered her cold drink laced with sedative and later all three of them gang-raped her before dumping her near the Syana bus stand in Bulandshahr.
When some locals spotted the girl lying in an unconscious state, they informed the police after which she was taken to the police station.
The girl narrated the incident to the police and a case of abduction and gang rape was lodged against the accused under the Indian Penal Code in the Agauta police station.