Muzaffarnagar Riots: One Gang-rape Accused Arrested

Published: 24th January 2014 11:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th January 2014 11:28 PM   |  A+A-


Police today arrested one person, who was among 22 people issued non-bailable warrant for their alleged involvement in five incidents of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots.

After his arrest, Vedpal was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar, who sent him to 14 days judicial custody.

The accused was arrested from Phugana village of the district.

Meanwhile, SIT, which is probing the riot cases, has approached the court seeking to declare the remaining 21 accused, who are on the run, as "absconders".

On January 21, a local court had issued non-bailable warrant against the 22 persons.


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