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.
An update on the Bangladeshi woman abuse case:— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) July 8, 2021
Twelve accused are arrested, out of which 11 accused persons & the victim are Bangladeshi nationals. The investigation is complete and a detailed & systemic 1019 page charge sheet has been submitted to the Hon'ble Court.. (1/3)
A reward of ₹1 Lakh has been sanctioned to the team for their remarkable work. (3/3)— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) July 8, 2021
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.
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.