Dacoity, gang-rape case: 2 Maha cops suspended

Maharashtra Government has suspended two police officers in connection with the dacoity and gang rape case at Temghirevasti, Veergaon in Akole tehsil of Ahmednagar district.

Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011, 16:27 PM IST

Mumbai: Maharashtra Government has
suspended two police officers in connection with the dacoity
and gang rape case at Temghirevasti, Veergaon in Akole
tehsil of Ahmednagar district.

"Station officer Saleem Shaikh and police inspector
Prakash Patil are being suspended for dereliction of duty,"
Home Minister RR Patil said here on Tuesday.

The Akole police have arrested three persons for their
alleged involvement in the dacoity and gang rape case which
took place on Saturday night.

In the incident, two women were gang-raped and four
elderly were stripped naked by the dacoits, before they fled
with cash and gold.

PTI