NIA begins probe in Karnataka over Bangaladesh woman gang rape case

Jul 20 2021 03:11 PM
NIA begins probe in Karnataka over Bangaladesh woman gang rape case

BENGALURU: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has commenced the probe in connection with a sensational gang-rape case involving a woman from Bangladesh, in Bengaluru. The Investigation Agency has lodged a separate FIR which involves human trafficking and illegal border crossing.

Taking the issue of human trafficking from Bangladesh, which came up in the investigation of the gang-rape seriously, the central Home ministry handed over the case to Investigation Agency for further study. The NIA lodged an FIR in this connection and began the probe. The police had submitted 1,019 pages of charge sheet in a short period of 5 weeks after the case came out in public domain through a video that went viral.

Police Commissioner Kamal Panth had appreciated the police and announced Rs 1 lakh cash reward. The cop started investigating the incident after registering a suo motu case when the video of the incident went viral in the country and abroad in the month of April.

Earlier, east division police arrested 13 persons in connection with the incident and submitted 1,000 plus pages of charge sheet in the case on July 6.


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