Kohima, May 27 (NEx): The Bengaluru police traced and arrested the five culprits including a lady, who were seen brutally torturing a young girl in a viral video. All five culprits and victim are said to be from Bangladesh, Bengaluru police stated.
The viral video of a girl being brutally tortured and sexually assaulted by four men and a woman has generated immense outrage. Reportedly the incident took place in Bengaluru almost six days ago.
A statement from Bengaluru police said, ‘Based on a video clip, wherein one lady was subjected to physical abuse and torture by a group of people, five culprits including a lady, visible in the clip were immediately traced and secured by Bengaluru City Police.’
On the basis of the contents in the video clip and facts as disclosed during preliminary interrogation of the secured persons, a case of rape, assault and under other relevant provisions of law, has been registered against the accused in Ramamurthy Nagar Police Station under Bengaluru in Karnataka, it informed.
The Police also informed that at present the victim is away in a neighbouring state, a Police team has been dispatched to trace her, so that she could join the investigation.
As per the information revealed so far, all of them are part of the same group and believed to be from Bangladesh. Due to financial differences, culprits brutalized the victim, who is also said to be a Bangladeshi, brought to India for trafficking, the statement said.
Investigation is being carried out in full earnestness, under the close supervision of senior officers, Police statement said.
Earlier, the viral video was circulated, saying it’s related to the recent incident which happened in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur, where a 25-year old Naga woman has committed suicide.
Later, Additional Director General of Police, Delhi Police and Special Commissioner, Robin Hibu IPS informed that the sister of the deceased and the Police have verified the viral video, and confirmed that the video is not of the Naga Woman, who died of suicide in Jodhpur. The Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju also updated that the viral video is not related to the Nagaland woman.