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IAS student gang-raped, police personnel suspended for the delay in lodging complaint

Bhopal : A 19-year-old civil services aspirant, was tied up and gang raped for three hours in Bhopal, which is known to be the busiest part of the city.

What it is regarded as a matter of extreme shame, the accused took tobacco and tea breaks in between.

Taking cognisance into the gang-rape of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday directed a fast-track trial into the case.

Director General of Police (DGP) R K Shukla announced the suspension of the four police personnel — three inspectors and a sub-inspector — for their alleged negligence which led to the delay in registering the offence.
Chouhan also directed stringent action against negligent policemen.
The incident took place on Thursday when the girl, who was returning home after attending her coaching class, was abducted by four men and allegedly gang raped at city's Habibganj Railway station, which is just about 100 metres from a railway police post. .
Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women(NCW) has written to DGP Madhya Pradesh calling for strict and appropriate action against the culprits. The organisation has also asked the DGP to take action against respective officials at police stations who refused to file the complaint.
Government Railway Police (GRP) Superintendent of Police, Anita Malviya informed that the culprits have been booked under sections 376 D (gang rape) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code at the GRP Police Station, on the basis of victim's complaint.
The accused are identified as Golu Bihari, Amar Chhantu, Rajesh, and Ramesh.

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