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Ranchi gangrape: Four arrested a day after girl's suicide

Press Trust of India
Mar 21, 2013 at 11:00pm IST

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Ranchi: The boyfriend of the victim and three other accused in the gangrape case of a college girl, who committed suicide on Wednesday, were arrested, the police said. "All the four accused have been arrested," Senior Superintendent of Police Saket Kumar Singh said in Ranchi.

The arrests came a day after the girl committed suicide by setting herself on fire. In her dying declaration, she alleged the four youths had raped her near Getalsud dam on the outskirts of Ranchi on March 17.

The girl, hailing from a village in Ranchi district, identified them as her lover Vritranjan Prasad and his friends Utam Mahto, Gouri Shankar, Munda and J Kujur. The SSP said the four were arrested. In her dying statement, the girl alleged they had raped her after she asked Prasad to marry her.

Ranchi gangrape: Four arrested a day after girl's suicide

In her dying declaration, she alleged the four youths had raped her near Getalsud dam on the outskirts of Ranchi on March 17.

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