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Bangladeshi woman’s gangrape: 12 arrested by Bengaluru cops


Bengaluru police chief says case cracked in 5 weeks, chargesheet in court


A total of 12 persons have been arrested in Bengaluru in connection with the gangrape in May of a Bangladeshi woman. Of the accused, 2 are women and 11 are Bangladeshi nationals.

Bengaluru police commissioner Kamal Pant tweeted on Thursday that the case had been cracked in just 5 weeks. A chargesheet under various sections of the IPC has been submitted in court. He added that a reward of Rs 1 lakh had been given to the investigating team.

A video of the brutal incident, showing various atrocities committed on the 22-year-old victim, including insertion of a bottle in her private parts, was circulating on social media in which the accused even inserted a bottle in her private parts.

Bangladeshi traffickers

The woman was allegedly trafficked from Bangladesh 3 years ago and forced into prostitution, according to the Bengaluru police. According to a statement by the cops, all the accused are part of the same group of traffickers from Bangladesh. The victim was brutalized allegedly owing to ‘financial differences’.

Earlier, 3 of the accused were shot at and injured when they tried to evade arrest by the cops.

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