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Bulandshahr rape: Akhilesh directs station heads to be suspended

Updated: Jul 31, 2016 20:07 IST

Lucknow, July 31 (ANI): In wake of a brutal gang-rape of a woman and her daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday directed the station heads related to the incident to be suspended.

As per sources, Bulandshahr's SSP, CO and Inspector have been suspended.

The Chief Minister had earlier sent Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed and Home Secretary to probe the matter.

Expressing solidarity with the victims and their family, he said that stringent action would be taken against the perpetrators.

Meanwhile, three accused have been identified by the victims in connection with brutal gang-rape.

DGP Javeed Ahmed said there were three women at the spot, adding one among them was an elderly woman.

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. (ANI)