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Three arrested in Bulandshahr gang rape case

Updated: Aug 01, 2016 08:53 IST

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug. 1 (ANI): At least three people were arrested on Monday in connection with brutal gang-rape of a woman and her daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district.

"Rakesh, Savesh and Jawar Singh have been arrested in Bulandshahr gang rape and loot case," Meerut DIG Lakshmi Singh told ANI.

In wake of the incident, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav yesterday directed the station heads related to the incident to be suspended.

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

Three accused were identified yesterday by the victims in connection with the case.

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)