One person was arrested on Friday night for his alleged involvement in the gangrape of a girl in Golf Garden area. Sharif Ali Mollah was produced at Alipore court today and remanded in 10 days police custody.
A case of gangrape under Section 376 (2G) has been lodged against him, a police official said.
According to police,around 7.20 pm yesterday,a 19-year-old woman was on her way to the chemists shop in Golf Garden to get medicine for her son. She was stopped near an under-construction building by a youth and then dragged by four-five others into a room for security guards in the ground floor of a building at 60/259 Hari Pada Dutta Lane. The men allegedly gagged her,tied her hands and feet and then raped her.
A local resident saw the men dragging the woman into the building. She alerted a man,who rushed to the spot and found the woman unconscious,all tied up. She was rushed to MR Bangur Hospital and then referred to Chittaranjan Hospital. After treatment,she was gave police her statement,the police said.
Police sources said Sharif was the son of a reputed golf trainer. His family members said he shared a romantic relationship with the accused,which the family did not approve of.