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Mysuru gangrape case: All 5 accused remanded to police custody for further probe

The Mysuru police who produced the arrested accused involved in a gangrape in Chamundi Hills surroundings before the JMFC court, as per law has managed to get police custody for further investigation. With this the police can now go into the detailing of the incident and also background details of each accused.

Mysuru gangrape case: All 5 accused remanded to police custody for further probe-ycb
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Bengaluru, First Published Aug 29, 2021, 3:29 PM IST
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The accused arrested in the shameful incident of Mysuru gangrape have been remanded to police custody by JMFC court.

Out of the 5 arrested, one was said to be a juvenile and his age is yet to be confirmed. The police as per law has to produce the arrested person who was picked up from Talapadi in Tamil Nadu yesterday.

The accused persons are all school dropouts and have studied up to 7th or 8th and one of them is illiterate.

The accused persons are said to be daily wage labourers and one of them is said to transport vegetables to AMPC yard in Mysuru and used to party with other co-accused in Chamundi Hills and surroundings often.

On Tuesday evening when the victim, a 22-year-old MBA student and her male friend had come to the spot at dusky hours, taking advantage of them being alone, the accused persons surrounded them.

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The male friend was asked to pay Rs 3 lakh and one of the accused allegedly called up and spoke to the parents to arrange the money. DG Praveen Sood said it was an attempt of robbery and as the money could not be arranged, the woman was taken into their custody and assaulted.

There are 7 not 6 people involved in the crime

During the grilling of the arrested accused, the police have now come to know that 7 persons are accused in the crime and not six and the special teams are formed to secure those on the run.

Survivor taken to Mumbai by parents

It is said that the woman is still in shock and is said to have been taken to Mumbai by her parents. The police also are not forcing her for her statement now realising her state of mind.

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