Two arrested for gang rape in Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested two people for allegedly raping a 34-year-old woman in west Delhi’s Hari Nagar area, officials said on Wednesday.

Around 3 am on Monday, the woman asked an unknown person to drop her at a relative’s house. The man, who was accompanied by another person in the car, picked her from Sagarpur.

They allegedly raped her after stopping the car at a secluded place in Nihal Vihar area, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Prashant Gautam said.

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The two men have been booked under sections 376D (gang-rape) and 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal Code. Their car has been impounded, Gautam said.

The accused have been identified as Vineet (29) and Sagar (18), police said.

There was some confusion over police jurisdiction as the car moved across multiple areas. However, it was resolved soon, police said.

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