Rourkela, Sep 25: Police today arrested four persons in connection with abduction and gang-rape of a young girl in the city on September 15.
The accused have been identified as Mohammad Heera, Papu, Sarfaraz and the male companion of the victim.
Police said that the male companion of the victim had relationship with her despite being a married person. “On the day of crime, the victim was travelling with her male companion on a motorcycle, when the other accused dashed a Bolero and later abducted her. Later they took her to an isolated place under Chhend police limits and took turns to rape her,” said a police official. The victim had lodged a formal police complaint on September 16.
Police have seized two stolen Bolero vehicles, three mobile phones and a knife from the accused.