All 25 accused in 6 Muzaffarnagar gang-rapes arrested

The last of the 25 accused in the alleged gang-rapes which took place during communal riots last year here was arrested on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: The last of the 25 accused in the alleged gang-rapes which took place during communal riots last year here was arrested on Tuesday.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar remanded Abhinav in judicial custody, said inspector Minaxi Sharma, Investigation Officer of the case.

The accused was carrying a reward of Rs 15,000.

27 people were booked for six gang-rapes after the last year's riots. Later, SIT filed chargesheet against 25 persons.

One case was registered in Lank village and the remaining five in Phugana village of the district in September 8 2013.

Over 60 people were killed and 40,000 displaced during riots in the district and its adjoining areas last September.