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.
BJP leaders Prabhat Jha, Shahnawaz Hussain and Krishnapal Gujar also addressed a number of rallies.