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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 13:15 IST

20-yr-old Dalit woman gang-raped in moving bus en route Rajasthan from UP, one held

The incident occurred between the nights of December 9 and 10, when the private bus was travelling to Rajasthan from Uttar Pradesh.

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Jaipur: A 20-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by two drivers on a moving bus going to Jaipur from Uttar Pradesh. The incident occurred between the nights of December 9 and 10, when the private bus was travelling to Jaipur, officials said. 

According to the police, the victim was seated in the cabin while on a trip from Kanpur to Jaipur. 

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She was raped inside the cabin by the drivers, Arif and Lalit. 

According to Bhagwan Sahay Meena, the SHO of Kanota police station, Arif has been arrested and is currently in judicial custody. 

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Lalit managed to flee and a search for him was initiated. 

According to the SHO, there were a few passengers inside the bus while the victim was inside the cabin, which was closed from the inside. 

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When the incident occurred, the woman raised an alarm, which alerted the passengers, who stopped the bus and apprehended Arif while Lalit escaped. 

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 13:15 IST

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