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Bulandshahr gangrape: Bawariya gang - How they operate and why they are rarely caught

Here are some of the facts about Bawariya gang and its members, their modus operandi and why they are rarely caught.


Bulandshahr gangrape: Bawariya gang - How they operate and why they are rarely caught
File photo: CCTV grab of Bawariya gang members

Bulandshahr: After the nation was shocked by the  horrific Bulandshahr gangrape, Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday took into custody 15 persons in connection with the heinous crime.

All of the arrested persons belong to a nomadic tribe.

Three of the those held who belonged to Bawariya gang have been identified by the victims.

Now, many of you must be wondering 'What is this Bawariya gang!'.

Here are some of the facts about Bawariya gang members, their modus operandi and why they are rarely caught:-

Who are their gang members?

- Mostly, Bawariya gang members belong to nomadic tribes; they are cruel and violent by nature

Why they named themselves 'Bawariya'?

- The word Bawariya is set to mean people who roam; the gang mostly operates in North India region

- They are also known as Chaddi Baniyan Gang or Habooda gang

How do they operate?

- Bawariya gang is an organised criminal group

- They often mask their faces during attacks

- Also, they put oil or mud on their body as lubricants which make it hard (slippery) to capture them

- They move around in groups 

- They wander as beggars, laborers, etc to identify potential houses/areas to attack

- They carry rods, axes, knives and country firearms to use them in attacks

Why are they rarely caught?

- According to crime experts, they move to different town once they are done with the attack, hence it needs police teams of multiple cities to locate them

- Also, at times they rent a car to roam around and identify locations 

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