Howrah-Amritsar Express gang rape case: Two jawans arrested

Published: Jan 02, 2016, 15:28 IST | ANI

Police on Saturday arrested Howrah-Amritsar Express gang rape case accused jawans Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav from Guwahati Airport

Guwahati: Police on Saturday arrested Howrah-Amritsar Express gang rape case accused jawans Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav from Guwahati Airport.

Both are accused of raping a teenager inside a military-designated compartment of the train.

Another army jawan, Manjiris Tripathi, who is accused for forcing the victim to consume alcohol, is already in police custody. Tripathi was arrested by the Government Railway Police (GRP) from Madhupur Railway Station.

The victim, who has fled from her home, boarded the compartment at Howrah station and was later gang raped by the army men inside a compartment of the moving train.

The girl was found from the compartment when Railway Protection Force (RPF) raided the train at Madhupur Railway Station on receiving a message from RPF Howrah.

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