Bulandshahr rape accused sent to judicial custody

, 6:42 AM IST

Bulandshahr (UP): The main accused in the Bulandshahr gangrape case, along with his two accomplices, were today sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) court here.

Judge Dhruv Kumar Tiwari remanded the main accused, Saleem Bawariya, and his accomplices Zubair and Sajid, in judicial custody till August 23.

A group of dacoits had brutally raped a woman and her 13-year-old daughter at gunpoint after dragging them out of a car in Bulandshahr on NH-91 when they were travelling with their family from Noida to Shahjahanpur on July 29.

A total of six persons have been arrested in connection with the incident.