New Delhi: A girl in her 20s was gang-raped in a private moving bus here. The incident took place on Sunday night, when the victim and her boyfriend boarded the bus from Munirka to go to Dwarka.
Police said that around five to seven bus crew started misbehaving with the girl a few minutes after she boarded the bus, which was traveling without other passengers.
The victim's boyfriend tried to prevent the men from molesting her, but the men beat him up and sexually assaulted the girl.Both victims were rushed to Safdarjung Hospital by a PCR van. Doctors said that the condition of the girl is critical.
The girl is in ICU on life support.
The accused then threw the girl and her boyfriend out of the bus near Mahipalpur in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area.
Police is yet to record the statement of the victim, but a case has been registered.
According to reports, Delhi Police have detained four suspects and have impounded two buses. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has cancelled the licence of the two buses.
Meanwhile, the chairperson of the National Commission for Women, Mamta Sharma, said that she would talk to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on the issue.
"We will talk to the chief minister, take cognizance of the matter and inquire into it, as also keep tabs on the police investigations," Sharma said.
"Such incidents are on the rise in the capital and this is due to the ignorance of the government as well the police force. If an incident like this can take place in the thickly populated Munirka area, it just shows that the police is not alert," she said