Bike taxi rider along with friend gang-raped a girl in Bengaluru

A case of rape with a 22-year-old girl has come to light in Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, which is called the IT hub of the country. This incident of rape has been carried out jointly by the ‘bike taxi’ driver and his friend. Bike Taxi which is an app based service through which you can book a bike for commuting. As soon as the matter came to light, the ears of the police stood up. In a hurry, the police registered a case and arrested the accused.

The incident took place in the Electronic City police station area on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, police said. A police source said that the victim is a resident of Kerala. Bengaluru Police Commissioner Prathap Reddy said, “The girl had booked a taxi service from ‘Rapido’ to go from one friend’s house to another.” On the way, the driver took advantage of the opportunity and took the victim to his place, where he along with his friend raped the girl. A woman was also present at the spot during the crime.

The case came to light after feeling ill

Reddy told reporters here that the matter came to light on November 26 when the victim went to the doctor after feeling unwell. He said that the police immediately registered a case and started investigation and arrested the accused. Evidence has been collected from the spot with the help of the forensic team, the officer said. Police said that one of the accused has an old criminal record.

The nurse was gangraped in March

The gangrape incident came to light in Bengaluru in March this year. Four national level swimmers from Delhi were accused of gangrape by a nurse of a private hospital and were arrested by the Sanjay Nagar police station in Bengaluru. The victim had lodged a complaint against the swimmers, after which the police took this action. The victim had alleged that she was gang-raped on March 24. The 22-year-old woman had said that she had befriended one of the accused, Rajat, on the Ekan dating app. After this both shared mobile numbers and used to talk often. The victim nurse was a resident of West Bengal. The victim had said that after the gangrape incident, the four youths had also thrashed her.

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