Coimbatore

Four held on rape charge

The Sooramangalam police have arrested four persons for raping a 20-year-old college student near Omalur here recently.

According to the police, the victim, who was travelling along with her relatives in a two-wheeler near Mamangam here was stopped by a five-member gang. Then, they snatched away their valuables.

Allegedly, the gang also dragged the victim to a bush nearby and raped her. Later, the victim and her relatives petitioned with Sooramangalam police. Based on her complaint, police arrested the accused-Jayaprakash, Ramesh, Selvakumar alias Manikandan and Anbuarasu who were remanded.

Police are also on the lookout for another accused in the case.

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