Ranchi: Police have arrested 12 accused who were wanted in connection with the gang rape of a student which had occurred on Tuesday evening under Kanke Police Station area of the state capital.
Ranchi Rural SP said that the girl along with her male friend was sitting on the roadside at Sangrampur village on Tuesday evening when some unidentified youths forcibly took away the girl and gang-raped her near a brick kiln.
Later the girl registered an FIR at Kanke Police Station on Wednesday after which on the directions of Ranchi SSP a special team was constituted which cracked the case and arrested the culprits.
From the arrested a car, pulsar, a pistol, a couple of magazines, three live cartridges, a desi katta and 9 mobiles were recovered.
The arrested have been identified as Sunil Munda, Kuldeep Oraon, Sunil Oraon, Sandeep Tirkey, Ajay Munda, Rajan Oraon, Naveen Oraon, Aman Oraon, Basant Kacchap, Ravi Oraon, Rohit Oraon and Rishi Oraon.
All of them are residents of Sangrampur village of Kanke Police Station area.