Bengaluru Police arrested five people including one woman in connection with rape and torture of a woman, after the video of the alleged crime, went viral on social media. The Police said that all five accused were from Bangladesh.
Based on the video clip, the five culprits had stripped the woman naked, physically abused, and tortured the woman. A glass bottle was also shoved into her private parts in the video, which was recorded by one of the culprits.
Based on the contents of the video and preliminary investigation, a case of rape and assault has been registered against 6 persons including 2 women at @ramamurthyngrps.— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) May 27, 2021
A police team has also been deputed to an adjoining state to trace the victim so that she could join.. (1/3)
'' They were immediately traced and arrested," said the Bengaluru police.
After considering the contents of the video clip and the facts disclosed during preliminary interrogation of the arrested persons, an assault has been registered and other provisions of law invoked against the accused, the police added.
..the investigation.— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) May 27, 2021
According to the information revealed so far, all of them are part of the same group and are believed to be from Bangladesh. The victim who is also a Bangladeshi was brought to India for trafficking & was tortured & brutalized due to a financial matter. 2/3
The investigation is being carried with full earnestness and under the supervision of senior officers. (3/3)— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) May 27, 2021
It is learned by the police that the victim was brought to India for human trafficking and was harassed over financial differences. As per the police sources, the victim, who is in the neighbouring state was being traced by the police team so that she can join the investigation.