Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday said that they had arrested three individuals after a video of an alleged gang-rape in Unnao forest went viral on social media.
Speaking to reporters, Unnao SP Harish Kumar said that the cops had taken cognisance of the video as soon as it was brought to their attention. “As soon as we were informed about the video, the local police station in-charge registered a case on his own. The case was registered under Sections IPC 382/18, 147, 323, 504, 506 and 354. There were six people involved in assaulting the woman and filming the act. We’ve arrested three of them. They are Akash, Rahul and Vimal. Akash had spent time in jail for theft in the past.”
We’ve blurred the faces of the victim to protect her identity.