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Pune: Four arrested for gang-rape of 25-year-old woman in Janta Vasahat

Police broke down the door of the house where the woman was being held and arrested the four accused, who were trying to run away.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: August 29, 2021 7:34:35 am
The three were being interrogated as police teams are trying to elicit more information. (Representational image)

Pune City Police have arrested four persons for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in Janta Vasahat on Friday.

The incident took place when the woman had gone to Swargate area, from where one of the accused took her to a room in Janta Vasahat. He then called three of his friends, and all of them raped her. Local residents heard the woman’s cries for help and alerted the police.

A team from Dattawadi police station soon reached the spot. Police broke down the door of the house where the woman was being held and arrested the four accused, who were trying to run away.

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“The accused were produced before a court on Saturday. The court has remanded them to police custody till September 4 for further investigation,” said Senior Police Inspector Krishna Indalkar of Dattawadi police station.

Probe revealed that one of the accused is already an accused in a 2009 case of murder and robbery.

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