Bail plea of rape accused dismissed

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Muzaffarnagar, Aug 22: A local court has dismissed the bail plea of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a woman during the riots in the district in September last year. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxmi yesterday rejected the bail plea of the accused Maheshvir, saying there was no case of bail.

The victim was gangraped allegedly by three persons during riots at Lank village in the district in September last. The accused had also kept a knife on her child's throat to force her into submission.

Police had registered a case against Maheshvir, Kuldeep and Vikram for gangraping the woman and threatening her. Over 60 people were killed and thousands left homeless during riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas in September last year.

PTI 

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