Law student abducted on gun point, gang-raped in Ranchi, 12 arrested: Cops

The victim reported the matter to Kanke police station Wednesday.
According to an FIR lodged by the victim with Kanke police station, the incident happened at around 5.30 pm on November 26(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
According to an FIR lodged by the victim with Kanke police station, the incident happened at around 5.30 pm on November 26(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 01:33 PM IST
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Police on Thursday arrested 12 persons allegedly involved in gang-rape of a 25-year-old tribal law student, who was abducted on gun point from ring road in Ranchi and raped in a nearby brick kiln two days ago.

The victim reported the matter to Kanke police station Wednesday and an FIR was registered under Sections 376 D (gang rape), 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 3(2)(Va) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act).

“We have arrested 12 persons, all from village Sangrampur, and seized a car, a motorcycle, pistols, two live cartridges, eight mobile phones and the victim’s cell phone from their possessions,” said superintendent of police (rural) Rishabh Kumar Jha.

According to an FIR lodged by the victim with Kanke police station, the incident happened at around 5.30 pm on November 26 when she was with a male friend at Sangrampur area in the city outskirts, news agency PTI reported quoting a police statement.

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