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Gang rape case: Alwar SP removed, govt releases interim relief for woman

An FIR was lodged on May 2 under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the SC/ST Act, police said

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

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The government has removed SP Rajiv following the gang rape of a woman in Thanagazi area of the district.

The order was issued on Tuesday night.

A woman was allegedly raped by five men in front of her husband in district on April 26.The assailants also filmed the crime and uploaded the video on

"The SP has been removed and put under the Awaiting Posting Order status till further orders," (Home) Rajeeva Swarup said.

The SHO of the station has already been suspended.

In a related development, the has released an interim relief Rs 4.12 lakh for the victim as per the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

The incident took place when the woman was travelling on a motorcycle with her husband. The accused stopped them on the Thanagazi-bypass and dragged the couple to an isolated area, where they allegedly raped the woman and threatened her husband with dire consequences, police said.

An FIR was lodged on May 2 under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the SC/ST Act, police said.

First Published: Wed, May 08 2019. 12:55 IST
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