Woman gangraped in moving car at Salt Lake in Kolkata

Kolkata: A 28-year-old woman was gangraped allegedly by four to five persons at Salt Lake's Sector-V on a running vehicle on Sunday night, reminding one of the infamous Park Street gangrape of 2012.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

She was rescued by the police in an unconscious state from the roadside at Sector-I at Salt Lake in the early hours on Monday.

Officials of the Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate said that the woman, probably an employee of a restaurant, was waiting for transport near New Town when the alleged rapists in a vehicle stopped in front of her and offered her a lift to her destination.

After the woman accepted the offer and got into the car, her co-passengers allegedly raped her in turns in the moving vehicle. They later dumped her near Baisakhi in Salt Lake Sector-I in a critical condition.

She was spotted by a mobile unit of the police, which admitted her to a hospital in the area.

An FIR was lodged with the Electronic Complex Police Station under Salt Lake Sector-V against four to five unknown persons on the basis of her statement given to the police alleging gangrape.

The DC, DD, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, Kankar Prasad Barui said that they have received the complaint and an investigation is on.

A massive raid was on to nab the culprits, he said, adding, till now there was no arrest.


Published Date: May 30, 2016 08:20 pm | Updated Date: May 30, 2016 08:22 pm