- Couple allegedly threatened, robbed earlier than accused allow them to go
- One accused has been taken into police custody, two nonetheless lacking
- Police has assured strict motion within the case
Agra, Uttar Pradesh:
A 19-year-old lady from western Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district has alleged that she and her husband, on their strategy to meet her in-laws, have been stopped by three males on a bike and attacked on Monday night. She was allegedly dragged to a close-by jungle the place she was gang-raped. The couple was threatened and robbed earlier than the accused allow them to go, police has been informed.
In her grievance to the police, the girl has additionally mentioned the lads who gang-raped her additionally filmed the act.
In a primary info report (FIR) filed by Agra Police, two accused have been named primarily based on the girl’s grievance and a 3rd particular person, who has not been named, has been talked about.
The lady mentioned she and her husband have been on their strategy to her in-laws’ dwelling on a motorbike when three males on one other bike intercepted them at round 6 PM. The police have invoked the part of the regulation that offers with gangrape.
“They dragged us to a close-by jungle the place they tore my garments, raped me and filmed the act. We have been thrashed they usually mentioned they might kill us if we mentioned something to anybody,” the grievance reads.
Muniraj G, Senior Superintendent of Police, Agra, mentioned in a video assertion: “The couple got here to the police station and alleged that three folks had sexually assaulted the girl. On the idea of the grievance, now we have registered an FIR. The lady named two accused of which one particular person has been taken into custody and we’re questioning him. Senior officers have visited the spot and we’re enquiring additional.”
“A critical incident has been reported from Agra. A lady has alleged gang-rape and mentioned the accused additionally robbed them. We will arrest the 2 accused who’re nonetheless lacking. Dog squad has been referred to as on the web site of incident and we’re additionally taking assist from forensic groups. We have gotten her medical take a look at executed. Strict motion will likely be taken in opposition to these discovered responsible,” Naveen Arora, Inspector General of Police, Agra, mentioned.
Uttar Pradesh is commonly criticised by opposition for failing to supply security to girls.