4 Arrested In Jharkhand For Kidnapping And Gang Rape Of Ninth-Grade Student

4 Arrested In Jharkhand For Kidnapping And Gang Rape Of Ninth-Grade Student

Police in Khunti district, Jharkhand, apprehend and jail four individuals, including a woman, in connection with the crime of kidnapping and gang rape involving a ninth-grade student.i

Siksha MUpdated: Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 11:35 PM IST
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In a significant development, the police in Khunti district, Jharkhand, have successfully apprehended and subsequently jailed four individuals, including a woman, in connection with the heinous crime of kidnapping and gang rape involving a ninth-grade student. The arrests were made following the registration of a case at the Tapkara police station.

The suspects, identified as Shahbaz Khan, Arbaaz Khan (brothers), Hasnain Khan alias Golu, and Gudiya alias Tanisha Parveen, underwent thorough interrogation before being remanded to jail on Tuesday. The swift action by the law enforcement authorities highlights their commitment to ensuring justice for the victim.

The distressing incident transpired after the minor, who had attended Christmas prayers at a local church, went for a walk accompanied by a friend. Shockingly, the situation took a dark turn when the friend was threatened by a group of youths, compelling them to accompany the minor against their will.

Prompt intervention by the police ensued, leading to a targeted raid that resulted in the release of the minor near a hostel. The perpetrators were promptly taken into custody, and the subsequent interrogation provided crucial evidence for building a strong case against them.

The accused individuals now face serious charges related to kidnapping and gang rape, and their swift incarceration sends a strong message about the zero-tolerance approach towards such heinous crimes. The local community and authorities are united in their determination to ensure that justice is served, providing a sense of security for the residents, particularly the vulnerable sections of society.

As the legal proceedings unfold, the incident serves as a stark reminder of the challenges in maintaining the safety and well-being of individuals, especially minors. Law enforcement agencies continue to play a crucial role in promptly responding to such incidents and holding the perpetrators accountable.

The community, along with various stakeholders, is urged to remain vigilant and collaborate with the authorities to create an environment where such crimes are swiftly addressed, and preventive measures are strengthened to protect the most vulnerable members of society.

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