Four railway employees were arrested on Saturday in connection with the gang rape of a 30-year-old woman at the New Delhi railway station.
Mumbai: A 30-year-old woman was gang raped on Friday inside a train’s lighting hut on a platform of New Delhi railway station. Four are accused of the crime with 2 who raped her and the other 2 people stood guarding the train lighting room from outside.
The police said that all the four accused of the gang rape are employees of the Railways’ Electrical Department and have been arrested. Police immediately rushed to the station and rescued her. According to DCP Railway Harendra Singh, the woman called the police around at around 2.30 am reports India Today.
The four accused are Satish Kumar, a 35-year-old man, 38-year-old Vinod Kumar, 33-year-old Mangal Chand, and 37-year-old Jagdish Chand.
The woman told the police that she lives in Faridabad, Haryana. She separated from her husband about two years ago, fighting for a divorce in court, and was looking for work. She had met Satish, one of her suspects, through a friend of hers and he had promised to find her a job in the railways’ department.
On Friday, Satish called her and invited her to his son’s birthday party in their new home. Around 10:30 pm, the woman met Satish at the Kirti Nagar subway station. He then took her to the New Delhi train station to drop her , where the other three suspects met them. She was then gang raped in the train’s light cabin, she said.
On the basis of the woman’s complaint, a case was registered for gang rape and illegal detention. All four suspects were arrested within two hours of reporting the crime. They were produced for the concerned Delhi court which sent them to prison. Previous involvement of the arrested men was not found, police said.
All the four accused have now been removed from their posts.
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