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After Alleged Gang-Rape, Woman Beaten Up & Paraded; 6 Arrested by Delhi Police

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has condemned the incident, and requested strict action.

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped, gang-raped by three men, beaten up, and then paraded by locals in a colony in Delhi’s Shahdara after her head was shaved off, and face blackened, on Wednesday, 26 January afternoon.

Delhi Police has filed an FIR under IPC sections for gang-rape, kidnapping, illegal confinement, and physical assault. DCP (Shahdara) R Sathiyasundaram told The Quint, “Six people have been arrested so far. The investigation is on.” The incident took place at around 12.30 pm on Wednesday.

A horrific video of the woman being paraded, being pushed, and slapped around was shared on social media by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal on Thursday, a day after the incident.

In the video, a crowd of mostly women is gathered around the 20-year-old, with young girls and women cheering on as she is paraded. The woman was also made to wear a garland of slippers.

Source
The Quint

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