Jharkhand Police on Thursday arrested 12 accused in a case of gang rape of a student in Ranchi’s Kanke. Those arrested include Sunil Munda, Kuldeep Oraon, Sunil Oraon, Sandeep Tirkey, Ajay Munda, Rajan Oraon, Naveen Oraon, Aman Oraon, Basant Kachhap, Ravi Oraon, Rohit Oraon and Rishi Oraon.
A car, bike, two magazines, three live bullets, a country-made pistol, eight mobile phones and victim’s damaged phone were recovered from the possession of the accused.
A superintendent of police (SP) said that on November 26, a 25-year-old law student was with her friend alongside a road when some unknown youths stopped where they stood.
The woman was abducted at gunpoint and then gangraped in a brick kiln.
A case of gang rape was registered at Kanke police station on the complaint of the girl.
In view of the seriousness of the matter, a special team was formed on the direction of the senior superintendent of police (SSP).