The Bengaluru police arrested five people, including women, for rape and female sexual assaults and torture of a woman in the Ramamurthy Nagar area. On Friday, the police said that incident came to gather attention after a video surfaced on social media platforms.
Two of the culprits were fired when they were arrested by the police and inspected the site on Friday morning. The victim of this case is still being tracked by the police and is reportedly in another state.
The Arrested 5 have been identified as Ridoy Babu, 25. Mohammed Babu Sahik, 30; Sagar, 23, all from Bengaluru and Hakil 23 from Hyderabad, and a woman who allegedly shared the room where this case occurred a week ago.
Police involved in the case made a statement saying, “Based on a video clip, wherein one woman was subjected to physical abuse and torture by a group of people, five culprits, including a woman, visible in the clip were traced and secured by Bengaluru City Police,”
He also went on to say, “On the basis of contents in the video clip and facts as disclosed during preliminary interrogation of the secured, a case of rape, assault and under other relevant provisions of law has been registered.”
On Friday, four men arrested in the morning were taken to the house in K Chanasandra where the crime occurred, and two of the culprits tried to attack the police and escape and, as a consequence, shot in their feet. The videos of this cases were reportedly circulating in Bangladesh and parts of North East India. In this case, the Assam police traced the origin of the telephone number and reported it to the Bengaluru police.