Man accused of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots held

Police have arrested one person accused of gang-raping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year`s riots.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 27, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Police have arrested one person accused of gang-raping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year`s riots.

The accused, Maheshvir Singh, was arrested Thursday, a police officer said. He had been sent to 14 days` judicial custody after being produced before the court of additional chief judicial magistrate Sunder Lal.
A local court had earlier issued arrest warrants against Maheshvir and two others -- Kuldeep and Sikander -- in connection with the gang rape of a woman at Lank village in Muzaffarnagar.

As many as seven cases of gang rape registered from lank village during last year`s riots.