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Mumbai Gangrape: The Accused

All the accused in the Mumbai Gangrape case have been arrested.

Written by Express News Service | Published: August 26, 2013 9:03:00 am

All the accused in the Mumbai Gangrape case have been arrested. Here is the profile of all the five accused.

‘Juvenile’ accused — While the police say he is 19 years old,his grandmother claims that he is 16 years old and has his birth certificate to back her claim. Locals in Sane Guruji Nagar in Mahalaxmi’s Dhobi Ghat say he is part of a gang involved in petty thefts at Mahalaxmi railway station.

Vijay Jadhav — Until a year ago,18-year-old Jadhav lived close to the juvenile accused in Sane Guruji Nagar. Though his family shifted to Dombivli,Jadhav spent most of the time with the other accused at Dhobi Ghat and Shakti Mills. Addicted to porn,Jadhav was arrested while watching a film at a friend’s video parlour in Dagdi Chawl on Saturday.

Siraj Rehman — 23-year-old Rehman chose to remain homeless in Dhobi Ghat than to live with his mother and stepfather in Mumbra. After receiving a call from Mohammad Qasim on Thursday night,Rehman fled the city. The police caught up with him in Mumbra at 5 pm on Saturday.

Mohammad Qasim — Main accused Qasim was the first to receive a call from the Mumbai Crime Branch at 11 pm on Thursday. The 18-year-old bolted from his home and was finally nabbed from the terrace of Nair hospital in Mumbai central at 3 am on Sunday.

Salim Ansari — Early on Sunday morning,police received information that Ansari was spotted in Ashok Vihar in east Delhi. He was arrested at 11 am. Police will seek his transit remand in a Delhi court on Monday before bringing him to the city.

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