Girl gangraped, thrown off moving bus in South Delhi

A medical student was allegedly gangraped in a private bus in the Vasant Vihar area of southwest Delhi on Sunday night. This comes as yet another incident of violence against women highlighting how unsafe the national capital region has become.

According to reports, the girl and a male friend had boarded a private bus around 11 pm from Munirka in south Delhi. He was going to drop the girl at her residence in Dwarka. However this did not prove to be too much protection, as a group of men first attacked the boy with rods, following which five men allegedly gangraped the girl, reported NDTV.

Reuters

CNN-IBN quoted police as saying that the girl and her friend were then stripped and thrown out of the bus near the Mahipalpur flyover in south Delhi.

The victim's friend registered a complaint with the Vasant Vihar police station at around 1.15 am.

A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged at the Vasant Vihar police station. The cops have seized two buses, however, no arrests have been made so far.

The girl is said to be in a critical condition at the Safdarjung hospital.


Published Date: Dec 17, 2012 09:34 am | Updated Date: Dec 17, 2012 10:11 am


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