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President's horsemen arrested on rape charge

October 08, 2003 13:47 IST
Last Updated: October 08, 2003 16:39 IST

Four armymen, posted in the President's cavalry, have been arrested on charges of raping a student in Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

Manish, Satinder, Kuldeep and Harpreet, posted as Presidential sawaar (horsemen), have been arrested after a Delhi University student complained that they had gang-raped her at the Buddha Jyanti Park near Daula Kuan on October 6, police said.

The girl had gone to the park along with her friend when the four accused teased her. As the victim and her friend were about to leave the park, the accused pushed her into a car and sexually assaulted her.

A medical examination confirmed her charge of sexual assault, police said.

The army has ordered a Court of Inquiry into the matter.

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Sub: isolated incident.....

Thousands of jawans are fighting on the border and living under extreme conditions, for whom? For us only. Never forget that. This is purely an ...

Posted by sunmist

Sub: Bad Eggs

Hi, It is indeed a shamefull thing done by these armymen,But that does not mean u can blame the whole army.A few rotten eggs r ...

Posted by mariano

Sub: ...

This is yet another unfortunate incident of discrimination against wowen. what is more worrying, is the fact that the men involved are the among the ...

Posted by Vikram Jain

Sub: Shame full act

Its very shame full that our Army personals are involved in such acts,I think the allegations made by the people of Jammu & Kashmir about ...

Posted by Abbas Ali

Sub: regd. rape case of D.U. student

its very shameful for all of us.. that the soilders who are for the security of public and of all country. but here they are ...

Posted by aman


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