Five Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested in Bengaluru in connection with the brutal rape of a young woman. The victim was from Bangladesh and brought to India via human trafficking.
The Assam police had registered a case after the video went viral on social media. They had tweeted asking for help to identify the criminals in the footage. Many people have shared this video on social media, including Union Minister Kiran Riju, tasked with identifying the people in the video.
The accused were nabbed from Bangalore during the ensuing investigation. Police also arrested a woman who was with the criminals. Sagar, Mohammad Babu Sahika, Ridoi Babu and Hawkil were arrested. The police have not released the identity of the woman who was with them.
The girl was attacked a few weeks before. According to police, the five arrested accused and the victims were all Bangladeshi nationals.
The gang raped her and shared the video on social media. The girl was also the victim of human trafficking. A case has been registered against the gang for rape and violence in the incident.