A 28-year-old woman living in Delhi was allegedly gangraped on the Jaipur-Bikaner highway on September 25.

Kerala CM urges Rajasthans Vasundhara Raje to look into gangrape of Malayali woman in BikanerRepresentational Image
news Crime Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 15:51

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday urged his Rajasthan counterpart Vasundhara Raje to personally look into the horrifying incident of a Malayali woman being allegedly gangraped in Bikaner on September 25.

Taking to Facebook, he also sought an effective inquiry into the crime.

“The news of a gangrape in Bikaner, in which the victim was a Delhi-based Malayali woman, is distressing. It is reported that she was abducted and assaulted while waiting for transportation on the Bikaner - Jaipur Highway. I request the Chief Minister of Rajasthan to personally look into this horrifying incident and conduct an effective inquiry,” Pinarayi Vijayan stated.

He also urged that the survivor be provided support to overcome this assault.

The 28-year old woman, who lives in Delhi, filed a complaint with the Bikaner police stating that 23 men had gangraped her on September 25.

The Bikaner police on Saturday arrested six persons. The arrested men included the duo identified as Raju and Subhash.

According to the complaint, the girl was waiting for a vehicle on the Jaipur-Bikaner highway. The complaint states that a van approached her and two men got down from it and offered her lift to Bikaner.

One of them then allegedly forced her to get into the van and drove off.

The two men first raped her and took her to a building where more men raped her, the complaint states.

According to the police the woman owns a plot near Bikaner city and is into bangle business. She travelled to Bikaner to visit her plot and for business purposes. 

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