A young woman was gangraped allegedly by four to five persons at Salt Lake’s SectorV on a running vehicle late Sunday night, reminding one of the infamous Park Street gangrape of 2012. She was rescued by the police in an unconscious state from the roadside at SectorI at Salt Lake in the early hours of Monday.
Officials of the Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate said that the woman, probably an employee of a restaurant, was waiting for transport near New Town when the alleged rapists in a vehicle stopped in front of her and offered her a lift to her destination.
After the woman accepted the offer and got into the car, her copassengers allegedly raped her by turns in the running vehicle. They later dumped her near Baisakhi in Salt Lake SectorI in a critical condition. Reports said that the woman is a Nepalese national.
She was spotted by a mobile unit of the police, which admitted her to a hospital in the area. An FIR was lodged with the Electronic Complex Police Station under Salt Lake SectorV against four to five unknown persons on the basis of her statement given to the police alleging gangrape.
The DC, DD, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, Kankar Prasad Barui said that they have received the complaint and an investigation is on. A massive raid was on to nab the culprits, he said, adding, till now there was no arrest.