Girl gangraped in moving bus in Delhi
New Delhi: A college student was allegedly gangraped by a group of men in a moving bus late on Sunday night and then thrown out of the vehicle, police said on Monday.
A male friend, who was accompanying her, was also beaten up and thrown out of the bus.
According to the FIR filed, the duo boarded a bus to Dwarka from Munirka on Sunday night and the incident took place when the bus reached Mahipalpur.The girl is admitted to Safdarjung Hospital and her condition is critical, a friend of the victim said.
Four suspects held
The Delhi Police on Monday detained four suspects in connection with the rape. “We have detained four people and have impounded two buses,” said a police official.
The 23-year-old Delhi university student of medicine was travelling in a a whiteline private bus at around 11pm from Munirka in south Delhi to go to Palam, where she lives. Along with a male friend, working in a software firm, she was returning after watching a film in Select City Walk mall in Saket.
Police said around five to seven bus crew started misbehaving with the girl a few minutes after she boarded the bus, which was traveling without other passengers.
The victim's friend tried to prevent the men from molesting her, but the men beat him up and sexually assaulted the girl. "They took out a rod and beat him badly and then dragged her to the bus cabin where they raped her," the uncle of victim's friend said.
The accused then threw the girl out of the bus in a semi-naked condition and her boyfriend out of the moving bus near Mahipalpur in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area.
The police said it was not clear yet whether the five assailants were passengers or bus staff. No arrests have been made so far. The victim''s friend registered a complaint with the Vasant Vihar police station at around 1.15 am.
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