Student raped, thrown off moving bus in Delhi

ANI17 December 2012

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): A 23 year old student of medicine in Delhi University has been allegedly raped by five men in a moving bus last night and thrown off the moving vehicle in a semi-naked condition near Mahipalpur flyover.

The victim is at the Safdarjung Hospital in critical condition.

The victim along with a male friend had boarded a whiteline private bus at around 11 pm from Munirka in south Delhi to go to Palam, where she lives.

The male friend was beaten badly by few people on the bus after he objected to their harassment of the victim.

"They took out a rod and beat him badly and then dragged her to the bus cabin where they raped her," the uncle of victim's friend said.

Her friend, who used to work in a software firm, was escorting her home after watching a film at the Select City Walk mall in Saket.

The police said it was not clear yet whether the five assailants were passengers or bus staff.

No arrests have been made so far; the police have seized two buses.

The victim's friend registered a complaint with the Vasant Vihar police station at around 1.15 am.

A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged at the Vasant Vihar police station. The cops have seized two buses, however, no arrests have been made so far. (ANI)