Two arrested for gangrape of minor in Delhi, sent to police custody

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 22:00

New Delhi: Two of the three youths, arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl in their car on October 22 night after she went with them for a drive, was on Friday remanded to one day`s of police custody by a Delhi court.

Additional Sessions Judge Gulshan Kumar sent Narender and Rohit to police custody till tomorrow after the investigators sought their remand.

Seeking the youths` remand, both in their 20s, police told the court that they have to arrest one more person, who was allegedly part of the crime and is absconding till today, at their instance.

It said custodial interrogation is required as they have to recover the clothes the accused were wearing during the commission of the crime.

"The accused are sent in JC (judicial custody). They be produced tomorrow...," the court said.

On October 22 night at around 8 pm, the 17-year-old class IX girl, was called by Rohit on her phone and offered her to accompany him and his friends Narender and Tinku on a drive.

"As she knew them, she sat in the car which was driven by Tinku," the police told the court.

However, the counsel for the third accused -- Tinku today informed the court that he will surrender before it.

"According to the victim`s statement, they then offered her some drink which was laced with sedatives. As she felt unconscious, they parked the car at a parking lot in Pilanji village in south Delhi and then took turns to rape her.

"They then left her near her home before threatening her not to reveal the incident to anybody and drove away," the police said.

PTI

First Published: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 22:00

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