Two college students arrested for gang-rape

Raipur, Feb 16 (PTI) Two students were today arrested forallegedly gang-raping a girl at Parastarai village here,police said today.

Two accused Ved Prakash Sahu and Preetam Suryavanshi havebeen arrested while four others, viz. A K Kashyap, Shiv Kumar,Satish Ikka and Rahul Mishra are absconding, AdditionalSuperintendent of Police, Lal Ummed Singh said adding that allwere students of the Vindhya Institute of Technology andScience here.

According to the victim, she and her fiance had gone fora walk in the village on February 14 when the accused accostedand raped her after beating up her fiance, Singh said.

After she reported the incident, angry villagers attackedthe college and beat up students following which policeresorted to lathicharge to disperse them, he said.

Further investigation is on.

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