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Delhi police arrest three suspects over Danish gang-rape

Published on Jan 16, 2014 10:39 PM
 
Plain-clothes police escort men (face covered) accused of a gang rape outside a court in New Delhi, on Jan 16, 2014. Indian police carried out raids across New Delhi Thursday, Jan 16, 2014, as they hunted for a further five men wanted over the gang-rape of a Danish tourist which has put the country's record on sexual violence back in the spotlight. -- PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian police carried out raids across New Delhi Thursday as they hunted for a further five men wanted over the gang-rape of a Danish tourist which has put the country's record on sexual violence back in the spotlight.

Police announced the arrest of two homeless men late on Wednesday who are suspected of taking part in the assault and robbery of the 51-year-old victim on Tuesday.

A third suspect aged 23 was arrested Thursday, police spokesman Rajan Bhagat told AFP, after raids at various locations in the Indian capital.

"Our investigations are on. We are confident of nabbing others soon," he said.

 
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