Lucknow: A disturbing video that shows three men molesting a woman in a forest area in Unnao district has gone viral on the social media. The remaining accused were, apparently was filming the whole event.
The incident is said to be about two months old and was recently uploaded on the social media.
“There were six accused and the Gangaghat police have arrested two men, Rahul and Akash, and are searching for the remaining four who have been identified as Pawan, Vipin, Vimal and Ritik”, said ADG (law and order) Anand Kumar.
In the video, the woman is being manhandled and dragged into the forest even as she cries for mercy. The man can be heard abusing her and then threatening to make the video viral.
Investigations have revealed that the woman was dragged out of her home and taken to the forest area by the accused men.
SP (north) Anoop Singh told reporters that the victim had been identified and had admitted to being raped.
However, according to sources, a theft had taken place in the house of one Santosh Varma in Nirmal Nagar. The police did not take action in the matter and Santosh’s wife called her brother Raj Kumar and the latter identified the accused through the CCTV footage.
“The police allowed the culprits to go free even though I showed them the CCTV footage. It is the same men who have attempted revenge with this incident,” he told reporters.