Ghaziabad: Two women have been arrested
on charges of abetting the rape of a 16-year-old girl, police
said here on Saturday.
Begwati, mother of rape accused Sonu, and her friend
Anjali were arrested last night and produced before a
magistrate here today who sent them to judicial custody for
They have been charged with of abetting the rape of a
minor girl in November last year in Buxer town in
Garhmukteshwar, 80 kms from here, Police Circle Officer
Arvind Kumar Panday said.
Investigations have revealed the the women had helped
Sonu by calling the victim at the site where the crime
was committed, he said.
Sonu was arrested and sent to jail on the charges of
raping the girl last year.