Woman gangraped at bus stand in AP; four including cop held

Sep 19, 2013, 13:26 IST | PTI

A 35-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by four persons, including a police constable and a homeguard, at Kothkota bus stand in Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours today, police said

Four persons, including a police constable and a homeguard, have been arrested in this connection, they said. The incident occurred at the bus stand at around 1 AM when the woman was apparently waiting for a bus, Mahabubnagar SP D Nagendra Kumar told PTI over phone. 

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He said constable Seenu and homeguard Nagendran were apprehended along with two private employees identified as Ramesh and Rakesh based on information.

The victim was sent to a local hospital for medical examination and the four accused were booked under relevant provisions of recently enacted Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill-2013 and section 376 (B) of Indian Penal Code, the SP said. 

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