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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 882

Nothing changes in crime Capital; yet another woman gang-raped, dumped on road

From R. Vasudevan—Reporting from New Delhi
New Delhi, 28 December (Asiantribune.com):

It is shocking but true. Even as protest at the gang-rape of a girl on bus is continuing in Delhi, yet another copycat incident occurred on Thursday.

A 42-year-old woman was gang-raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh who then dumped her in the Kalkaji area south-east Delhi, police said. As per initial information made available, the victim has reportedly suffered injuries and has been taken to AIIMS Trauma Center.

The prime accused has been identified as Dilip Verma. Three teams have been formed who are working on different leads and raiding places to arrest the culprits. Delhi police received a call at 9.15pm from a passerby.

The woman is a native of Jaipur, police said. She had come to Vrindavan (UP) on December 22 and was returning home on Wednesday. On December 26, she went to Goverdhan area there where she met Verma.

The accused Dilip Verma reportedly befriended the victim. Police said she boarded a cab from Vrindavan to come to Delhi in the evening and Verma was accompanying her.

As per victim's statement, police said, that Verma's two other friends joined them on the way. The woman was reportedly sexually assaulted by all the three men after gagging and sedating her. They drove the vehicle and took her to an undisclosed place and dumped her in an isolated place in Kalkaji area of south Delhi and fled.

- Asian Tribune -

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