Woman gangraped on Bareilly bus, child dies in assault

The bus conductor, Ishwari Prasad, and helper, Shiv Kumar, both residents of Bareilly district, have been arrested and booked under IPC Sections 376-D (gangrape) and 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Updated: March 9, 2016 8:57 pm
Barielly The bus in which the incident took place.(Photo by: Tashi Tobgyal)

A 30-YEAR-OLD woman was allegedly gangraped inside a private bus by the bus conductor and helper in Shishgarh town, about 50 kilometres from Bareilly, on Monday night. During the scuffle, the woman’s 15-day-old son reportedly fell from her lap and died.

The bus conductor, Ishwari Prasad, and helper, Shiv Kumar, both residents of Bareilly district, have been arrested and booked under IPC Sections 376-D (gangrape) and 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

According to the police, the incident occurred at the bus station in Shishgarh, at about 9:30 pm. The woman was on her way to Rampur, via Bareilly.

Bareilly Additional SP (Rural) Yamuna Prasad said the woman, a resident of Rampur, had gone to Shishgarh to visit her sister.

“Her child had been sick for sometime and she went to visit her sister to meet a tantrik. She was returning to Rampur when she met the two accused at the bus station. She was allegedly raped inside the bus at the bus station. Later, she found her child dead,” said Prasad.

He said the woman lodged a police complaint on Tuesday morning, after which an FIR was registered and the accused persons were arrested. The woman has been sent for medical examination, said Prasad, adding that they are yet to get the infant’s autopsy report.

The woman’s husband works as a labourer in Rampur, said police.

Shishgarh station officer Surendra Singh Panwar said the woman had left her home in Rampur district a few days ago. The woman was returning from Khajuria village in Shahi police station area, where her sister lives.

“She reached Shishgarh on Monday evening. At the bus station, from where she was to catch a bus to Bareilly, she met the two accused,” he said.

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First Published on: March 9, 2016 3:51 am
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    Ding Dong
    Mar 9, 2016 at 6:00 am
    The word "politicians" includes BJP politicians too. You lament about the common man. In every society there are leaders and followers. The common man is being lead by the demogogues listed under the guise of democracy , freedom of speech - whayever you want to call it. Democracies faults are visible in India and you can see Trump in the USA. To become a taxi driver in London you have to clear the "knowledge" test. If you are unaware, please google it. To become a politician in India, you nedd money and an army of thugs. The common man has to follow (or else). Whete else will a State member of the embly pay a courtesy vidit to a convicted killer in jail. It is because of this no holds barred thuggery that the common man dies not open his mouth. He needs to live. The only option is to disaualify al these thugs from entering leadership positions. Who will do this in a parliament full of the same thugs? We have twosted ourselves into knots and painted ourselves into a corner , by adopting a constututional system which guarantees universal suffrage which is clearly not working. As long as this continues, India will remain a functioning anarchy.
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      Ding Dong
      Mar 9, 2016 at 4:10 am
      India cannot stoop lower. Politicians please continue collecting votes on the basis of caste . Pander to minorities. Women please continue fighting for the right to enter Shani temple. JNU students shout and scream about Afzal Guru and Kasab Guru. Pressutes continue to support vulgar anarchy as freedom of speech. Congis and Commies - Dont let parliament function. Continue to destroy. How sad these creatures are aulting India while there is no one to even lament this barbarity.
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        Thecoolhunter
        Mar 9, 2016 at 8:42 pm
        What is happening to our country. People did not took a lesson from Nirbhaya kaand. Jus one day before we were celebrating women's day. We really need to do something about it. Whatever the cause may be, it needs to be resolved. its really dangerous for the society. Shame on us.
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          abhilash
          Mar 9, 2016 at 3:05 am
          There is no strict and rigorous implementation as such. What is needed is taking every such case to logical conclusion in the fast track court only and with the most longer term of sentence possible. This means deciding in month's time, bringing the faces of culprits in public... very important. They or family members could face backlash... but then there is no justification for the insult of womanhood, and the death of 15-day infant.
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            thomas puthen
            Mar 9, 2016 at 6:15 am
            Driver and conducter should set free
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              thomas puthen
              Mar 9, 2016 at 6:12 am
              Its all right
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                thomas puthen
                Mar 9, 2016 at 7:10 am
                Why this huge cry let them rape.
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                  Adrian Akau
                  Mar 9, 2016 at 7:18 am
                  Rape and kill, rape and kill, Just to get a criminal thrill, In a bus is just as good, As a house or in a room, Kill the baby, who should care, Justice is not just or fair, Takes a year or two just to decide, If there is proof for the plaintiff's side.
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                    ajeet
                    Mar 9, 2016 at 6:13 am
                    The Northies are out of control and are shaming rest of Indians all over the world .
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                      Amrita
                      Mar 9, 2016 at 1:26 am
                      I did not understand why more stringent provisions were not applied. Very sad that a woman is not even allowed travel alone freely in UP. The woman is critical and the baby is lost. Why is India not shouting out? The way things work in the current skewed system is that she will be condemned and suffer the ignominy of a victim. Focus on the crime and the perpetrators India.
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                        Amrita
                        Mar 9, 2016 at 2:46 am
                        There are some bizarre comments in this thread. Will the moderator act? Rape is a serious offence and even the law recognizes that. The mindset of some of the men even on this thread is evident. Trivialising gang rape is rather grim.
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                          SK
                          Mar 8, 2016 at 11:46 pm
                          I could ure you Rahul will not go there and Burha Dutt will not talk about it. Mulayam may become congress ally in future.
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                            Sam
                            Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00 am
                            So what ? Only if the woman was a Muslim and the ailants were Hindus, is this rape and is communal and is fascist. Else since it has happened in a secular ruled state, this act is secular !!!
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                              Most Secular
                              Mar 9, 2016 at 7:45 am
                              These days if the victim is not a dalit or from the minority community he/she can forget about justice. No hi, Kejri, Derek or other eminent personalities will come to support her. I am so sorry but this is how it is. Feel bad for the lady.
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                                Most Secular
                                Mar 9, 2016 at 9:58 am
                                These things happen all over the world but only in India it gets highlighted when there is a caste angle to it.
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                                  Yoshi
                                  Mar 11, 2016 at 2:54 pm
                                  I'm foreigner and when my people think of Indian men, they think that all of you are rapist.
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                                    destroyer
                                    Mar 9, 2016 at 3:29 am
                                    Where is the secular press. what happened to intolerance!!? OR is raped tolerated. Where are the pseudo intellectuals? Where are the Left Communal Socialist, who bray like donkeys about the "JUST" society? Or is it "just another rape. Sickening, is 6 decades of Dynastical Dictatorial Democracy, which has left Indias collective sense of civility badly wounded, a Judicial system overburden and in Chaos, a parliament dysfunctional by 45 CON/Crime-gress opposition members, who hold "hostage" vital bill page. Hang both of these criminals, that child was sick, the ault caused the child's death.
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                                      Archpagan
                                      Mar 9, 2016 at 6:14 am
                                      This is no news at all, because, presumably, the victim here is neither 'dalit' nor a 'minority'.
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                                        A. M.
                                        Mar 9, 2016 at 7:04 am
                                        Indian civilisation is the best in the world. Ancient sages and gods like Indra, vrihaspati and many more practiced and perfected this art of treating women.
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                                          A. M.
                                          Mar 9, 2016 at 6:59 am
                                          Indian civilisation is very great. This news is a ploy by the congressis, Muslims, Christians and the uneducated dalits to spoil the name of bharat Mata. Lol
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                                            sonu
                                            Mar 10, 2016 at 2:26 am
                                            islamic mindset since medieval period n british laws of modern period. these rapists r influenced by aurangjeb n we r dealing with soft laws..neither rape nor laws r indian these things will happen n continue to happen. congress pardoned nirbhaya rapist since he was a muslim n set an example
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