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Seven held guilty of raping woman in Muzaffarnagar

By Daljit Mann

July 29, 2017

A local court here today convicted seven persons of raping a 22-year-old woman in Basdhada village in the district and uploading the video of the crime on internet.Additional district sessions judge Rajesh Bhardwaj held the seven accused guilty under IPC section 376 (g) (gangrape) and section 66 of the Information Technology (IT) Act.

One of the accused was known to the woman and raped her with six others while she was going to meet him in Basdhada village of Muzaffarnagar district on August 17, 2013, according to prosecution lawyer Qayyum Ali. The accused also recorded the heinous crime on video and uploaded it on social media in June 2014, following which a case was registered.

According to the police complaint of the case, tension prevailed in the village after the video surfaced on the internet.