As the nation continues to be shocked after the horrific gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district in West Bengal, at least eight people have reportedly been detained by the police even as the hunt for accused continued on Sunday.
A day after the West Bengal police published snapshots of four of the culprits obtained from CCTV footage of the alleged gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun in a convent school in Nadia district, promising strict action, West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi, Sunday, sought public help to arrest the culprits.
An elderly nun was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits at Gangnapur in Nadia district early on Saturday triggering blockade of road and rail tracks as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a CID probe into the incident.
Forty-five days after railway passenger and Kanpur resident Rati Tripathi (29) was thrown off the Malwa Express train, leaving her seriously injured, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said here Friday that it has arrested six dacoits in connection with the crime.
Congress candidate from this Lok Sabha seat, Vivek Kumar Singh, has complained to Election Commission that dacoits in the region are terrorising villagers to vote for a particular party amid reports that bandits are calling the shots in Banda.
A woman was beaten to death and two others injured when a gang of dacoits thrashed the inmates of a house before going on a looting spree at Singhaul in Bihar`s Begusarai district, police sources said today.
Six inter-state dacoits were arrested in Karnataka Saturday for looting gold ornaments valued at crores of rupees from a jewellery shop in Rajasthan`s capital Jaipur June 24, a police official said here.