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Pondy rape case shifted to CB-CID police

Published: 05th January 2013 12:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th January 2013 12:24 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

The Puducherry Government has ordered a Crime Branch-CID probe into the recent alleged abduction and rape of a minor girl by two persons, including a bus conductor known to her.

District Collector in-charge S Sundaravadivelou said the case, investigated by local police, would be transferred to the CB-CID.

Muthu, the conductor, and an engineering student, his accomplice, have already been arrested on the charge of abducting and raping the 17-year old girl on January 1.

The incident coming amid the national outrage over the gangrape of a 23-year old Delhi girl triggerred protests by students organisations, political parties and women volunteers of various outfits here.



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