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Woman gang-raped near Igatpuri in Pushpak Express going to Mumbai, four arrested

By PTI

Mumbai: A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped by some robbers on board the Lucknow-Mumbai Pushpak Express train between Igatpuri and Kasara railway stations in Maharashtra on the Central Railway route. A police officer gave this information on Saturday.

He said that the incident happened late on Friday night and the Mumbai Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested four persons in this connection. Mumbai Railway Commissioner of Police Kaiser Khalid said the alleged crime was committed when the express train was passing through the Ghat section.

In a tweet, Khalid said, “The accused boarded Lucknow-Mumbai Pushpak Express at Igatpuri (Aurangabad Railway District) in sleeper bogie D-2 and committed the crime via ghat,” Khalid said in a tweet. Started. area during the night.”

When the train reached Kasara, the passengers shouted for help. The officers and staff of GRP Mumbai responded promptly, he said, adding that four accused have been arrested so far.

He said, “The victim is twenty years old and she has been taken for medical examination by our lady officer. She is fine. We are collecting all the evidence. Our team is interrogating the accused. We are going through their past records. Investigating.” Another tweet.

DCP (Central Railway) Manoj Patil and a team of crime branch are probing the crime, he said, adding that the accused stole property worth Rs 96,390 from train passengers, mostly mobile phones.

The police have so far recovered assets worth Rs 34,200 from them.

The Mumbai GRP has booked the accused under sections 395 (dacoity), 397 (dacoity or dacoity), 376 (d) (gang rape), 354 (assault on any woman or use of criminal force) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). offense has been registered. , intended to outrage her modesty), 354(b) (assault on any woman or the use of criminal force or abetment to such act with intent to make her naked), and also under the Railway Act in the Kalyan Railway Police station on Saturday, Khalid said.

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