3 accused in Latehar rape held

Their names have not yet been made public. All three were arrested in Latehar district.

Written by Express News Service | Ranchi | Published:August 27, 2013 1:45 am

Jharkhand police said on Monday they arrested three of the five accused in Wednesday’s rape of a police constable near Latehar town. “One is among the two who committed rape that night. We have recovered a part of the loot,the constable’s father’s mobile phone is among them,” said DGP Rajeev Kumar.

Their names have not yet been made public. All three were arrested in Latehar district. A police source said one of the three was arrested and his confession led to the others. “We know who the other two are. They will be arrested soon,” said the DGP.

Latehar SP Michael S. Raj had talked to the constable on August 22 morning,convincing her to register a police complaint. Investigation revealed the woman had been targeted by five men waiting for the family car near Jagaldaga bridge.

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