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Armed men storm train, rape woman

December 22, 2005 14:44 IST

A group of armed men stormed the Mumbai-Lucknow Pushpak Express on Wednesday night and threw three passengers out of the train before raping a woman near Vidisha, about 60 km from Bhopal, police said on Thursday.

Eight to ten attackers armed with knives and other weapons who boarded the train in Bhopal, went on a looting spree and beat up passengers in the general compartment when the train approached Vidisha around midnight, Government Railway Police said.

The attackers threw three passengers out of the train when they put up some resistance, sources said, adding that the three -- Akhilesh, Ajay and Sanjay -- were admitted to a hospital in Jhansi, where their conditions was stated to be critical.

The gang members also dragged a woman into the toilet and raped her, they said adding that the attackers pulled the emergency chain as the train approached a station and fled.

Senior officials, including Inspector General of Police, P L Pandey have rushed to Jhansi and further probe was in progress, they said.


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Sub: Armed men storm train, rape women

Didn't anyone have a cellphone to call the cops while this was happening, or would that have been an exercise in futility knowing their uncaring ...

Posted by labrea

Sub: Ridicules

•Where were our Railway Police at that moment? •Or they were only the attacker. •What will be action of Railway Police now? •We need proper ...

Posted by aditya

Sub: This is very bad

I feel really bad for wat has happened. Hope that nothing happens for the three brave people

Posted by Deepak Raj.N


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Since I heard, not able to think anything. Its shocking. What is happening and we all are sitting quietly. Police is beating innocent people in ...

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