Gang Rape in India
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A 29 years old woman had been raped by a bus driver, a bus conductor and 5 other men in the north India State of Punjab, in an incident that recalls the recent attack in Delhi of a student on a moving vehicle and thrown bleeding onto the street that has caused widespread outrage. The woman boarded a bus on fridaybound for gurdaspur, to visit her in-laws,the police chief , Raj Jit Singh, said in a telephone interview. Whenshe got off the bus, the driver offered her a ride on his motorcycle , perhaps toher in-laws village, the police said. Instead, he tookher to a nearby village where he and six men , including the bus conductor, rapedher repeatedly through thr night. The next morning the driver dropped her at her in-laws home , where the woman told her family member of the incident, and then reported it to the police , singh said.
Six men including the bus driver and conductor , have been arrested, he said. all of the men are in their 20s. a seventh man r remained at large. gurmesh singh , the depury superintendent of policefor the region, said it was unclear how or why the bus driver persueaded the woman to get off the bus when it reached its final destination. the press trust of India reported that the bus driver did not stop at her stop when requested. after the physiotherapy student was raped and beaten in Delhi, millions of indians took to the streets demanding the death penalty for her attackers and official action for increased policing and tougher laws against sexual assault in India. The student died in a singapore hospital from internal injuries, two weeks after she was attack The case against five of the men arrested in that rape is being heard this month in a special fast track court created just for incident of sexual assult.