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15 detained in Bulandshahr mother, daughter gang-rape case

Updated: Jul 31, 2016 12:46 IST

Bulandshahr (U.P.), July 31 (ANI): At least 15 suspects have been detained in connection with the brutal gang-rape incident of a woman and her daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district.

Vaibhav Krishna, Senior Superintendent of Police, Bulandshahr, confirmed this to ANI.

The incident took place on Friday night when a 35-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped by a group of robbers in Bulandshahr district.

The victims were on their way from Noida to Shahjahanpur with the other family members when their vehicle was stopped near a cycle repairing shop in Dostpur village on NH-9, which connects Noida and Bulandshahr.

According to one of the relatives of the victims, a group of six to eight men dragged the mother-daughter duo from the vehicle and took them to the nearby field and allegedly raped them.

The culprits also snatched money and jewellery from the possession of the victims and fled the scene of crime.

As per reports, the family filed a police complaint the next day. (ANI)