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Kolkata: Girl gangraped, Facebook friend among 2 nabbed

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Dec 19, 2016, 4:37 am IST
Updated : Dec 19, 2016, 7:06 am IST

The survivor is a Class X student whose father is an employee of the Central government.

The police initiated a case on gangrape and abduction charges. (Photo: Representational Image)
 The police initiated a case on gangrape and abduction charges. (Photo: Representational Image)

Kolkata: A teenaged girl from Salt Lake was allegedly gangraped in Jagaddal of North 24 Parganas by two youths, one of whom had befriended her on Facebook six months ago. The accused, Viraat Thakur and Shivam Pandey, are residents of Jagaddal. The victim is a class X student whose father is an employee of the Central government.

On November 30, Viraat asked her to come to Bidhannagar railway station for a meeting. After the meeting she, accompanied by Viraat, travelled to Jagaddal in train. In the evening Viraat took her to the jute mill quarters where he lives with his friend Shivam.

 

Viraat and Shivam raped her in their room at night, preliminary investigation suggested. Next day the victim returned home and lodged a complaint with the Bidhannagar North police station. The police initiated a case on gangrape and abduction charges. On Saturday night the accused duo were arrested from Jagaddal.

On Sunday Viraat and Shivam were remanded in five days’ police custody by the Barasat Court. Meanwhile a teenaged girl was allegedly kidnapped by an OLA cabbie and his associate who molested her before deserting her in Rajarhat early Sunday.

At around 1.30 am she went out of her home at Raigachhi aparently to attend nature’s call. A youth dragged her by coving her head with a shawl into an OLA cab which waiting there. The cab then travelled through New Town. At around 4 am, the girl was dropped from the cab near Chinar Park from where she called up her father.

 

The police however found that the OLA cabbie Rocky knows the 15-year-old since their introduction at a wedding and had even called her to come out of home. A case on abduction and molestation charges was initiated at Rajarhat police station. In Kolkata a minor girl was allegedly raped her mother’s employer at a factory in Thakurpukur. The accused, Bishwajit Sinha, is absconding now.

The victim’s mother works at his factory of packaged drinking water. Since it was Sunday the mother of the eleven-year-old girl took her to the factory on MG Road with her. But Bishwajit gave her some money and sent her to buy them.

Tags: gangrape, ola cabs, molestation
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]