Three identified in Bulandshahr gang-rape case

Bulandshahr, July 31 : Three accused have been identified by the victims in connection with brutal gang-rape of a woman and her daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district.

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed said there were three women at the incident spot, adding one among them was an elderly woman.

"It is a punishable offence and case has been filed. And we will also request for transfer of this case to a fast track court," Ahmed told the media here. "Three people have been identified by the victims," Ahmed said. Divulging details about the accused, Ahmad said, "The three people, who have been confirmed are Bablu, the son of Roop Chand and a resident of Faridabad; the second accused is Naresh alias Thakur, a resident of Bathinda and the third accused is Raees, a resident of a village nearby Bulandshahr," Ahmed stated.

Ahmed added that the victims themselves gave the confirmation about the three culprits involved in the crime.

"Among these three: one of them has previously also gone to jail. The three will be arrested soon," Ahmed added. The incident took place on Friday night when a 35-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped by a group of robbers in Bulandshahr district.

The victims were on their way from Noida to Shahjahanpur with the other family members when their vehicle was stopped near a cycle repairing shop in Dostpur village on NH-9, which connects Noida and Bulandshahr.

Source: ANI