Law student gang-raped in SUV for 24 hours, then thrown outside college

Law student gang-raped in SUV for 24 hours, then thrown outside college

Hundreds of students of the university on Friday blocked traffic on the Sonipat-Gohana highway demanding immediate arrest and stern action against the gang-rape accused

Chandigarh A first-year girl student of law at Haryana's all-women university, Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University, near Sonipat town has been hospitalised after alleged gang-rape by four youths, police said on Friday.

The police registered a case of gang-rape Friday against the youths whom the girl named in her complaint. The girl resides in one of the girls' hostel on the campus.

In her complaint to the police, the girl alleged that she was dragged into a Scorpio SUV driven by a youth, Amit, who runs a canteen on the university campus, and his accomplices Wednesday afternoon while she was returning from the local market.

She said she was gang-raped by four youths in the vehicle till Thursday. She was later dumped near the university gate on Thursday evening.

The incident was brought to the notice of university vice chancellor Pankaj Mittal, who has promised a thorough probe and action.

Hundreds of students of the university on Friday blocked traffic on the Sonipat-Gohana highway demanding immediate arrest and stern action against the gang-rape accused.

Police officials said the victim has been admitted to a hospital and her medical examination has confirmed rape.

The university, the first all-women university in the state, is located at Khanpur village in Sonipat district, 180 km from Chandigarh.
Story First Published: May 18, 2012 19:49 IST

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