Two Kashmiri women escape rape attempt in Bengaluru, accused arrested

Bengaluru: Two Kashmiri women escaped a rape attempt in Bengaluru’s Viveknagar on February 5, police said on Tuesday. The accused duo has been arrested.

Quoting police, new agency IANS reported that the incident took place in the limits of Viveknagar police station. The young Kashmiri women managed to escape from the clutches of the accused and lodged a police complaint against them.

The report quoting police said that the accused had invited their female friends to their house for a party on February 5. They had partied till 2:30 am. When the women were allegedly in an inebriated state, the accused friends tried to rape them.

The victims somehow managed to lock themselves in the bathroom and spent the whole night there. In the morning, they managed to get out of the house of the accused persons and fled, the news report said.

The police said that the accused and victims had studied in the same college and were known to each other. The young women got placements in different companies and were working and the accused men were studying MBA. The police are investigating the case.

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