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Third arrest made in gangrape of Danish tourist

Accused in the Danish woman rape case. PTI Accused in the Danish woman rape case. PTI
Express News Service | New Delhi | Posted: January 17, 2014 2:31 am

Police on Thursday arrested another accused in the Danish woman gangrape case. Raju alias Bhajai (23) was arrested from Nizamuddin area, on Thursday.

Police said they had got leads after questioning Raju and have identified the other accused. Three more persons were detained on Thursday.

On Wednesday, police arrested two accused, Mahender (25) and Raja (23). Mahender has several cases against him, including two murder cases, police said.

Mahender and Raja were produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sudhanshu Kaushik and remanded in police custody for three days. They were brought to the court with their faces covered and were provided with a lawyer, who argued that they had “no involvement” in the incident.

Police had sought custody of the accused for a week to recover the articles stolen from the victim and arrest the others. Police may also conduct a video-conference with the victim for identifying the other accused.

The Danish woman was allegedly gangraped, robbed and beaten up at knife-point by eight men on the premises of the Railway Officers’ Club, 50 metres from the VIP entrance to Platform No. 1 of the New Delhi railway station on Tuesday evening.

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