Second arrest made in Hanskhali rape case

Second arrest made in Hanskhali rape case
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Second arrest made in Hanskhali rape case

A second suspect was arrested early Tuesday in connection with alleged rape of a minor girl in the Hanskhali area of ​​the Nadia district of West Bengal, a senior police officer said.

He is a friend of the main suspect in the case, the officer said. Two others have also been arrested for questioning, he said.

A minor girl was allegedly raped on April 4 at a birthday party at the home of the main suspect. She bled to death later that night, according to her parents who filed a complaint with police on April 9.

The main suspect, son of a TMC leader, was arrested shortly after the complaint was filed.

“We arrested another person this morning. He was present at the birthday party. His involvement has been investigated. We have found discrepancies in his versions of the incident. Two others who attended the party have been arrested for questioning,” he said. policeman.

Meanwhile, the Calcutta Supreme Court has expressed its concern over repeated rape incidents in the state. It has ordered to investigate 4 rape cases of Matia, Englishbazar, Deganga and Bansdroni together. Kolkata Special CP Police Damyanti Sen has been assigned to lead the investigation and the next hearing is set for April 20.

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