B'lore: Six convicted in BU gangrape case

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Six convicted in BU gang-rape case
Bangalore, Sept 5: Out of Eight accused in the Bangalore University gangrape case the fast-track court on Wednesday convicted six person and will deliver its verdict on Sept 6.

A 21-year-old student of National Law School of India University was allegedly raped by eight-member gang inside the Jnanabharathi campus of Bangalore University and also assaulted the male friend who accompanied the victim October last year.

Out of eight accused, six convicted in the BU gang-rape case.

Of the eight accused, the University limits police arrested seven - Shivanna, Yellaiah, Eeraiah, Doddeera, Maddura and Rama, besides a juvenile delinquent. While the juvenile is being tried under the Juvenile Justice Act, the eighth accused, identified as Raja, is absconding.

The court completed the trial in 20 days and charged six accused under abduction (366), gang rape (376 -2G), dacoity ( 397) and assault ( 323 and 324).

OneIndia News

(With agency inputs)

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