Bengaluru, Aug 25: A girl student was allegedly gangraped by unidentified people on the outskirts of the city at Lalithadripura layout, Mysuru on 24th August. The incident took place on Tuesday at around 7pm when she was returning from Chamundi hills along with her friend.
According to the reports, the 22-year-old survivor who is a native of Uttar Pradesh was later admitted to a hospital, where she is said to be in a stable condition.
The preliminary report stated that six men were involved in the crime. However, nearly 24 hours after the incident, the accused are still absconding.
The student riding pillion with her male friend, was on her way to Chamundi Hills when a few people waylaid them on Tuesday. Both the girl and her male friend are being treated at a private hospital, reports said.
According to police, “The gang initially demanded money, but when they found nothing, attacked her friend and dragged her to a place where they committed the crime,” police said.
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As per the complaint, the gang initially demanded money. When the victims refused, they attacked her friend and dragged the woman to a place where they allegedly raped her and also beat the girl’s friend for objecting it.
Based on the woman’s complaint, an FIR has been lodged in Alanahally Police Station
”The girl is receiving medical treatment at a hospital, her condition is stable. On CM’s orders, ADGP Pratap Reddy is also in Mysuru for investigation. Two DCPs also put on the case,” ST Somashekar, District in-charge minister of Mysuru said.
Speaking to the reporters in Delhi, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said,”The victim is admitted to a hospital. A case has been registered based on the statement of the victim… I have instructed the DGP to take stringent action against the culprit.”
Mysuru police commissioner Dr Chandragupta visited the spot and formed multiple teams to probe the case, PTI reported.
”We have formed teams for the investigation of the case. We can’t disclose details related to this case at this point in time,” Dr. Chandragupta said.