Mysuru Gangrape: A student in Karnataka’s Mysuru city was allegedly gangraped by robbers on Tuesday. Her boyfriend was also beaten up by the group of men after the couple refused to give them money, the police said.
The survivor is currently undergoing treatment at a local hospital. The Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai said, “A case has been registered based on her statement. I have instructed the police to take stringent action against the culprits.”
The victim is admitted to a hospital. A case has been registered based on the statement of the victim… I have instructed the DGP to take stringent action against the culprit: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on the gangrape of a girl student in Mysuru pic.twitter.com/rYqqKckRQJ
— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2021
Here’s all we know of the Mysuru gangrape of student:
- As per the FIR registered in the case, the survivor and her boyfriend were attacked by a group of men during their visit to Chamundi Hills in the outskirts of Mysuru on Tuesday. The robbers reportedly asked for money and the couple refused.
- Two men allegedly raped the woman and the gang members also beat up her boyfriend
- The Home Minister of Karnataka, Araga Jnanendra said that the concerned officials have been sent to Bengaluru to investigate the case. He said that he will also leave for Mysuru on Thursday.
- He said that the woman her boyfriend visited the forest near the helipad on Tuesday evening at around 7:30pm and they were followed by goons.
- The survivor was admitted to a hospital at around 1:30 am in the morning. Jnanendra said that he has directed the authorities to treat the case very seriously.
- The police have filed a case under the section 376-D of the Indian Penal Code. So far, no arrests have been made in the case as the accused persons are yet to be tracked.
- Chanmundi Hills, where the couple went, is about 13 kilometers away from Mysuru city. It is also one of the most popular destinations in the state. A famous temple Sri Chamundeswari is also located there. Where the incident took place only 150 km away from Bengaluru, Karnataka’s capital city.