2 Held in Howrah-Amritsar Express Gang Rape


Guwahati: Two army jawans named Paban Kumar and Bablu Jadav were arrested on Friday evening in Howrah-Amritsar express gangrape case from Guwahati, said Howrah GRP. They will bring to Kolkata on Saturday.

Earlier, An Army jawan has been arrested in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 14-year-old girl on board the Howrah-Amritsar Express. A Howrah court Tuesday sent to Mandrish Tripathi to seven days’ police custody. A 14-year-old girl from Dum Dum was gang-raped by two Army jawans in a military reserved coach on the Howrah-Amritsar Express on Sunday evening.

The girl was rescued from the bogie in a joint effort by RPF and GRP personnel at Madhupur station in Jharkhand around 8pm. She identified the duo in a video footage of the coach taken at 11.15pm but when cops boarded the train at Sultanpur around noon on Monday to arrest them, they were nowhere to be found.