Three men accused of gang raping a woman on Wednesday night time had been arrested after an encounter in Pilkhuwa space of Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur district on Saturday morning, police mentioned.
The accused sustained bullet accidents in their legs in the encounter.
Additional superintendent of police of Hapur Sarvesh Mishra mentioned that the accused have been recognized Ankit Tomar (26), Akash Tomar (21) and Aakil (27) and auto rickshaw driver of Galandpur village of Pilkhuwa.
The survivor who’s from Noida had filed a grievance that she was kidnapped by three men in an auto rickshaw and gangraped.
Mishra mentioned that police recognized the auto rickshaw and the accused after receiving inputs from native informers. The areas of their cell phones had been additionally discovered to be on the crime scene as narrated by the survivor.
A Hapur police crew tracked them down at 5 am close to a dental school on nationwide freeway 24 after they had been making an attempt to flee in the auto rickshaw . They fired on the police crew when requested to cease and in alternate of fireplace they sustained bullet accidents in their legs, Mishra mentioned.
“Three country made pistols and the auto rickshaw used in the crime were recovered from their possession,” said Mishra. The officer also said that the accused have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.
The woman’s garments were also recovered from the scene of the crime.
He further said that during interrogation accused also admitted of committing gang rape with a girl after abducting her in their auto rickshaw almost a month ago. They repeated the crime with the woman from on Wednesday night. He said one of the accused Ankit Tomar was also jailed in 2013 in a rape case.
The accused used to target working girls and women who return to their home in the night after completing their day duty. The Noida woman whom they gangraped on Wednesday night works in a jewellery shop in Indirapuram area of Ghaziabad and had boarded the auto rickshaw from Lal Kuan area to go home. Ankit and Akash were sitting on the back seat posing as passengers with the woman and Aakil was driving the auto. They overpowered the woman and drove to a secluded place where the trio gangraped her.
Mishra said that after committing the crime they stopped an auto rickshaw on the highway and gave its driver ₹30 to drop the woman at Lal Kuan. The sufferer then approached Masuri police station in the night time to lodge her report however she was despatched to Pilakhua police station the place her report was lodged underneath part 376 D of the IPC on Thursday morning.
The further SP mentioned that groups had been fashioned to determine the accused and CCTV footage was examined. Inputs by native informers finally helped to trace and arrest the accused, he mentioned.
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