Gurugram rape: Rs. two lakh reward announced for information about absconding perpetrators

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Gurugram : The Gurugram Police on Wednesday announced a reward of Rs. 2 lakh for information about the perpetrators involved in the rape of a 22-year old woman.

“This is to inform everyone that a Reward of Rs 2 Lakh has been announced for information leading to the apprehension of the criminals involved in the reported rape of a victim, case regarding which was recently registered in PS Sec 18, Gurugram,” read the official statement.

A case has been registered in Gurugram Sec-18 Police Station.

Earlier on Monday, Commissioner Gurugram said that the police has registered the complaint of the 22-year-old victim who was allegedly gang-raped by three men in a moving car in Gurugram and have formed a SIT to investigate the matter.

Commissioner Gurugram Sandeep Khirwar said that the police has registered the case and will try to nab the accused as soon as possible.

“A woman who was living in Gurugram has registered a complaint, that on the intervening night of Friday while she was returning to her PG, few men dragged her and took her into a car, raped her and then left her in some area of Delhi,” said Khirwar.

Khirwar further said that the police is also trying to figure out about the lapse where it was not able to prevent the crime from happening.

“We are investigating the whole matter, and will also work to gauge the lapse from the side of the police,” he said.

In yet another incident of sexual assault, a 22-year old woman belonging to the north-eastern state of Sikkim was allegedly gang-raped by three men in a moving car in Gurugram, and thrown out on a Delhi road later.

According to reports, at around 2 pm, as she neared her house, she was dragged by three men into their vehicle – a Swift car. They then took turns to rape her in the moving vehicle while heading to Najafgarh in the national capital. (ANI)