In-camera trial of gang-rape case begins in Surat

Surat: The in-camera trial in the case of gang-rape of a class 12 student in June this year in a moving car began in a city court on Thursday.

District and sessions judge R P Dholaria has ordered that the trial should be conducted in-camera.

Sons of two policemen and one of their friends had on June 12 allegedly abducted a seventeen-year-old girl and raped her in a moving car.

The three accused Sahid Sayyed, Tariq Sayyed and Abu Bakar travelling in a car stopped the girl and her boy friend who were going for tuition classes early in the morning and forced the two inside the car saying that they were policemen.

The boy, who is also studying in class 12, was tied inside the car by the accused. The girl was then raped in turn by the three accused inside the moving car.

The ordeal continued for the two for more than two hours after which they were left at the same spot from where they were abducted, officials said.

Sahid Sayyed, arrested for the incident is a son of Circle Police Inspector while Tariq Sayyed is a son of a police constable who is serving with the city police. Sahid and Tariq are both cousins while Abu is their friend.

Narco analysis test was conducted on two of the accused.

Bureau Report