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Bengaluru: call centre employee gang raped at knife-point

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 5:24 IST

In a gruesome incident of crime against women, a call centre employee in Bengaluru was raped at knife-point allegedly by two men on her way home from work on the weekend.

NS Megharik, Bengaluru Police Commissioner said,"A woman in her twenties and an employee with a call centre was gang-raped on the night of 3 October by two persons in south-east Bengaluru."

The victim hails from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. She left office at around 9:30 pm on 3 October and boarded a private mini-bus to the city's south-east, where she stayed with her sister.

After some time, two men who were in the vehicle, and the driver, allegedly took the woman to a deserted area and gang-raped her at knife-point. The men allegedly dropped her near a temple in Madiwala area.

Following the incident, the victim called her sister who then took her to a hospital nearby.

She left hospital on 5 October, the police said, adding that a special team has been formed to trace the two men.

First published: 6 October 2015, 9:24 IST