Congress leader,five others booked for widow’s gangrape

As per the widow's complaint,Chandel and his five accomplices gangraped her on Oct 6.

Written by PTI | Bijnor | Published: October 21, 2013 3:38:51 pm

A local Congress leader and five others have been booked for allegedly raping a widow here,police said on Monday.

The FIR was registered on Sunday against Congress leader Yadram Chandel and five others Ompal,Raghu,Rizwan,Salman and an unidentified man at a city police station here,police said.

According to the widow’s complaint,Chandel and his five accomplices gangraped her on October 6,they said.

The 39-year-old victim,a resident of Mohalla Shambha in Bijnor,alleged that she had approached Chandel,former President of city Congress Committee to help her in getting a government accommodation,which he had promised to her.

On October 6,he took her to a secluded place near Ghanuwala village on Mandawar Road in a car in which 5 other persons were also sitting and raped her,she said.

The matter is being probed,police said.

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