Police was successful in nabbing three named accused in the rape case of a tribal student in the naxal affected area of Kathikund of Dumka district on 2nd June. SP Kishor Kaushal confirmed the incident in the press conference organised in the residential office.
SP Kishor Kaushal told that the arrested accused are Badtalla village residents Hussain Ansari, Islam Ansari and Muzaffar Ansari. Police was successful in nabbing the perpetrators last Saturday. Accused Muzaffar Ansari was arrested from his in-laws house in Asthajoda village.
Hussain Ansari and Islam Ansari were arrested from their relative’s place in Aamgachhi village. SP Kaushal told that Islam Ansari and Hussain Ansari also have criminal records from past. Victim’s father had proximity with Islam Ansari. All the three accused are from victim’s village. The perpetrators knew the victim from before the incident.
The incident took place on 30th May. SP Kaushal told that according to the FIR registered by the victim, on the day of the incident she was out with her friends to attend a marriage ceremony in the village. When she went out to relieve herself, the accused who were premeditatedly waiting for her took her into the bushes at a distance of 700 metres and raped her.
Victim’s friend informed about the incident to her family. Relatives of the victim then started searching for her. An hour later, the victim returned after somehow freeing herself from the perpetrators’ claws and told about the incident to her family members. The written complaint of the incident was given to the police next day by the relatives of the victim.
Police registered a case against the named accused and started their search. Police has sent for DNA test in the incident along with forensic test of the inner clothes of both the victim and the perpetrators. Victim is a student of degree 1.
Among the arrested accused, Muzaffar is 24 years old. The age of other two accused is said to be around 35 and 36 years. DSP Ashok Kumar Singh was leading the search operation as per the instructions of SP Kishor Kaushal.
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