Shocking: Raped by 23 men in Bikaner

JAIPUR: In a shocking incident, the Bikaner police arrested six persons yesterday for allegedly raping a 28-year-old woman from New Delhi. The arrests came two days after the woman had complained to the district superintendent of police in Bikaner that she had been raped by 23 men, including two whom she knew by name.

It is worthwhile pointing out that the woman had met Bikaner SP few days back had complained she had been raped by 23 men after being abducted from roadside in an area on the outskirts of Bikaner in the middle of the day.

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“Since most of the accused were locals, we kept the incident under the wraps. After the raids, we managed to arrest six persons in this case. The men arrested have been identified as Subash, Raju Ram, Bhanwar Lal, Jugal and Madan (all above 20 years),” pointed out a police official.

The woman, in her complaint, said she visited Ridmalsar Purohitan, an area in Bikaner, on September 25.

“She alleged while she was waiting for some conveyance to return, two men offered her a lift in an SUV. They drugged and raped her. Thereafter, these two accused called up their friends, who also raped her in turns,” the SP added.

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