Rape accused would not be let off: UP DGP

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Agra, Sep 25 (UNI) Taking cognizance of the recent rape incident involving two Japanese women tourists here, Uttar Pradesh DGP Vikram Singh today said 'the accused would not be let off.' Addressing mediapersons in the inauguration ceremony of a special police station, being set up for tourists, the DGP observed ''We are ashamed that tourists, who visited the city to adore Taj Mahal, were raped.'' ''Those involved in such kind of heinous crimes would not be set free and charged under Gangster Act and National Security Act (NSA).'' Showing concern on the proliferating rape incidents with the tourists, Mr Singh said, ''This special police station would deal with the complaints of both the National and International tourists.'' First of its kind, the station would comprise one Inspector, 18 sub-inspectors, 81 constables, 31 of whom would be women.

The three accused men, who raped the two women have been arrested, the DGP added.

Besides, an action plan is being made to hold grip at the guides of tourits places.

Overseeing the increasing number of tourists, a similar plan is being chalked for the holy city Varanasi, the DGP added.


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