Howrah-Amritsar Express gangrape case: Two jawans arrested from Guwahati airport

Almost five days after they gang-raped a minor girl in a moving train, police on Saturday arrested  two Army jawans from Guwahati Airport. The arrested jawans,  Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav, are accused of raping a  teenager inside a compartment of moving Howrah-Amritsar Express on Monday. 

Howrah-Amritsar Express gangrape case: Two jawans arrested from Guwahati airport

Guwahati: Almost five days after they gang-raped a minor girl in a moving train, police on Saturday arrested  two Army jawans from Guwahati Airport. The arrested jawans,  Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav, are accused of raping a  teenager inside a compartment of moving Howrah-Amritsar Express on Monday. 

Another Army jawan, Monjiris Tripathy, who is accused for forcing the victim to consume alcohol is already in police custody. Tripathy was arrested by GRP from Madhupur railway station the same day whereas Kumar and Yadav were absconding since then.

The victim, who has fled from her home, boarded the compartment at Howrah station and was later gangraped my these armymen inside a compartment of the moving train.

The girl was found from the compartment when RPF raided the train at Madhupur station on receiving a message from RPF Howrah. Tripathy was then arrested.

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