New Delhi: Three women were gang-raped by nine men in Sector 135 of Uttar Pradesh’s Noida allegedly on Tuesday night. Seven out of the nine accused have been arrested after an FIR was lodged.
The police arrested seven accused, however, two others are missing.
They have been identified as Akhilesh Yadav, Lavlesh Yadav, Bhola Yadav, Anjan Yadav, Rajesh Yadav, Satish Pal, and Raj Kumar Mauraya while the absconding two have been identified as Mulayam Yadav and Pankaj.
The incident happened on Tuesday night at a party in Noida’s Yamuna Khadar. The women were accompanied by three men as they traveled from New Delhi to Noida to attend the party.
However, on reaching their destination they found out that six more men, friends of the previous three were also at the party.
“A woman came to the Expressway police station around 5 a.m. alleging that she and her two friends were gang-raped by nine men. The woman in her complaint said she and her two friends were hanging about near Lajpat Nagar metro station. Around 11:30 pm, two men in a Swift Dzire car approached them,” said Vaibhav Krishna, Senior Superintendent of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar.
Police said that they have sealed the farmhouse where the incident took place. One of the accused was working as a guard at the farmhouse.
With IANS inputs