Police register one more gang-rape case during Muzaffarnagar riots

A case has been registered against three persons at Lank village for allegedly gang-raping a woman during the Muzaffarnagar riots, police said.

PTI| Updated: Feb 20, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A case has been registered against three persons at Lank village here for allegedly gang-raping a woman during the Muzaffarnagar riots, police said on Thursday.

The case was registered against three accused -- Kuldeep, Maheshvir and Sikandar -- at Phugana police station yesterday on the direction of the state government.

The victim approached the government after police refused to file a complaint on her request.
This is the seventh gang-rape case which has been registered by the police. Earlier, six cases against 27 people were registered separately and 22 accused in five cases were found involved by the Special Investigation Team.
The court has initiated attachment proceedings against 21 absconding accused, police said, adding, one accused out of 22 has been arrested so far.