Jewar Gangrape: Victims were not raped, says medical report
Noida: The Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Anurag Bhargav on Friday said that no proof of rape has been found in the medical reports of the Jewar gangrape victims.
"No injury marks were found in the private parts of the victims. We have sent swabs Lucknow lab for testing, but there were no semen stains on the clothes of the victims," Bhargava said.
Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh Police had arrested four neighbours in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old man and alleged gangrape of four women near Jewar on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday.
"The Special Task Force (STF) arrested four persons today (Friday) morning for killing a scrap dealer and allegedly gang raping his mother, wife, sister and sister-in-law, two km from Jewar on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday," an STF official told IANS.
He identified the arrested as Hazi, Munna, Wahim. The fourth person is yet to be identified. Said to be neighbours of the victim's family, they are being questioned by the STF officials.
The crime took place some 60 km from here on the Jewar-Bulandshahr highway around 1.30 a.m. on Thursday when eight members of the Greater Noida-based family, including the four women, were headed to Bulandshahr to visit an ailing relative.
According to the victims, six armed men forced their Eeco van to stop by shooting at its tyres near Sabota village. The armed men then gang raped the women at gunpoint in a nearby field.
When scrap dealer Shakeel Qureshi, 40, put up resistance, the men shot him dead. The victims were also looted of their valuables, mobile phones and Rs 47,000, police said.
- With IANS Inputs