An incident embarrassing to humanity has come to light in Bengaluru, which is called the IT city of the country. Here a 22-year-old girl was gang-raped by the driver of an app-based bike service ‘Rapido’ along with his friend. The police informed me about this on Tuesday. Police said that the 22-year-old victim is a resident of Kerala. The police have also said that while taking action in the case, both the accused have been arrested. At the same time, after this incident, questions are being raised on the safety of women in Bengaluru and the service of app-based bike service.
According to the information, the victim, originally a resident of Kerala, had booked a Rapido ride to go from her friend’s house to another friend’s house on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. After this, when the bike rider came, instead of taking her to the designated place, he took her to Niladri Nagar near Electronic City and gang-raped her with one of his friends.
Giving information about the incident, Police Commissioner Prathap Reddy said that it had been learned that when the Rapido rider came to pick up the girl, she was not fully conscious. The accused took advantage of this. At the same time, the role of a woman has also come to the fore in this matter. He also helped the accused in this incident. When the victim felt pain in her body parts during the day, she reached the hospital, where she learned about the rape. After this, she reached the police and registered the case.
Police Commissioner Prathap Reddy further said that acting after registering an FIR in the matter, the police have arrested all the accused. Along with this, evidence has also been collected from the spot with the help of forensic lab experts. According to the police, one accused had a criminal case registered.