Woman gang-raped at New Delhi Railway Station; 4 employees arrested
Four railway workers have been arrested in relation to the gang-rape of a 30-year-old lady on a platform at the New Delhi Railway Station, according to the police. All four of the suspects, as per the cops, are Indian Railways' electrical department employees. The gang rape occurred late on Thursday night within a train lighting hut on the platform, according to the authorities.
Two accused raped victim while others stood vigil
The accused are Satish Kumar (35), Vinod Kumar (38), Mangal Chand (33), and Jagdish Chand (37). While two of the accused raped the victim, the others reportedly stood vigil outside the hut. The victim called the police station at 3:27 am, as per DCP Railway Harendra Singh, and reported the incident. The police rescued her right away after rushing to the railway station.
The woman was looking for job after divorce
According to the woman, she resides in Haryana's Faridabad. About two years ago, she and her husband got divorced, and since then, she has been hunting for a job. The woman informed police that she had met Satish, one of the offenders, through a mutual friend and that he had promised to find her a job in the railways.
More details regarding the incident
Satish contacted her on Thursday and invited her to his son's birthday celebration at their new house. The woman met Satish at the Kirti Nagar Metro Station around 10:30 pm. Satish then reportedly drove her to New Delhi Railway Station, where she met the three other accused. After that, she was gang-raped inside the train lighting hut on the platform, according to the victim.
Court sends accused to judicial custody
Consequently, the Delhi Police arrested the four perpetrators and lodged a complaint within two hours of the woman's distress call. According to the railways, the accused were brought before a local court, which sent them to 14-day judicial custody.