The CBI on Saturday arrested three of the accused in connection with the gang-rape of a woman and her minor daughter at Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh last month.
The CBI took over the case on Friday, following an Allahabad High Court directive. A team comprising forensic experts also examined the crime scene and gathered evidence. “The team has returned to Delhi. Three of the accused have been arrested and will be produced before a court for taking their custody. All case details case are being collected from the local police,” said a CBI official. The agency will also gather and study medical reports of the victims as part of the investigations.
The alleged incident took place in the intervening night of July 29-30 when six members of a Noida-based family were on their way to Shahjahanpur.
The criminals stopped the victims’ vehicle on the national highway and dragged them to the nearby fields in Dostpur village, where they allegedly raped the woman and her daughter. Based on their complaint alleging abduction, dacoity and gang-rape, a case was registered at Kotwali Dehat police station. The police have arrested all the six accused.