Army Men Raped Kolkata Teen on Train, One Arrested


Kolkata: A girl has filed a police complaint alleging she was gang raped by three army personnel in a running Amritsar express on Monday, police said. Police said they have arrested one army man named Manjurish Tripathi, eastern commander, and the others will be arrested soon. He sent to the 7 day police custody

According to the police complaint, the girl said she was offered liquor by the army men, and three personnel raped six times her when she was drunk. The girl got down from the train at Madhupur station in Deoghar district of Jharkhand on Monday and informed railway police, who arrested one army man.

There was, however, no comment from the army about the incident. Police said a medical test will be conducted on the girl to ascertain rape. On December 20, two girls were gang-raped in the Jharkhand capital. Four youths were arrested on Monday in the case.

Jharkhand has witnessed a surge in crimes against women. The number of kidnapping and rape cases this year till August stood at 996 and 1,261 respectively, up from 792 and 905 during the same period in 2014.