Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Man accused of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots held

Press Trust of India | Muzaffarnagar | Posted: June 27, 2014 10:59 am

Police have arrested one person accused of gang-raping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year’s riots.

The accused, Maheshvir Singh, was arrested yesterday, a police officer said. He had been sent to 14 days’ judicial custody after being produced before the court of additional chief judicial magistrate Sunder Lal.

A local court had earlier issued arrest warrants against Maheshvir and two others — Kuldeep and Sikander — in connection with the gang rape of a woman at Lank village in Muzaffarnagar.

As many as seven cases of gang rape registered from lank village during last year’s riots.

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