Seven arrested for gang-rape of Nepali law student in Banglore
Indian police have have arrested seven persons in connection with the recent gangrape of a Nepali law student in Bangalore.
Media reports said one of the seven was shot at when he allegedly refused to surrender and attacked a constable.
Officials said six men were arrested from Ramanagara and Mattaradoddigudda areas. One of the arrested sustained bullet wounds after police fired at him when he ignored warnings to surrender and attacked a constable near Jnanabharathi University campus.
The man has been hospitalised. Police are on the look out for for his associate who managed to flee.
The 22-year-old Nepali student was allegedly gang-raped by eight miscreants near Bangalore University premises, Bangalore, India on Saturday.
The second-year law student from Nepal studying at National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was strolling with her boyfriend Nirmal Kumar, an employee at a technology firm, on a desolate stretch between the law institution and the BU campus at around 9.30 pm when they were stopped by miscreants.
Earlier, announcing the arrest of six, Police Commissioner Jyotiprakash Mirji had told reporters that the eight were involved in illegal felling of trees and had come to the university campus in search of sandalwood on the night of the crime.
Asked about preliminary investigations showing no external injuries on the girl, Mirji said police were awaiting medical reports for a correct picture. nepalnews.com