Prime accused in Park street rape case arrested
Kolkata: The prime accused in the Park Street rape was arrested by Kolkata Police from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad in the early hours on Friday. The arrest comes four years after the incident.
Kader Khan was nabbed along with an accomplice, Ali, from Alpha one in Greater Noida, the police said, adding that both were brought to Kolkata on transit remand. They would be presented before a local court later on Friday.
“We had certain intelligence about their movement and had kept them under surveillance for the last six months. Working on a tip-off, we were able to arrest them around 4 a.m. on Friday,” a senior police official told IANS.
An Anglo-Indian woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in a moving car on February 6, 2012, by a gang of five men.
Three of the accused were arrestede but Khan and Ali went missing, eluding the police.