Bengaluru: National-level swimmers from Delhi arrested for allegedly gang-raping a woman

08:55 AM Mar 30, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru:  Four suspects in the alleged gang rape of a woman from West Bengal in Bengaluru were arrested.


The arrested persons are identified as Rajath, Shivaran, Dev Saraoi, and Yogesh Kumar. All the accused are from New Delhi, IANS reported.

The incident had come to light lately. The victim, a private company employee had lodged a complaint with Sanjaynagar police in Bengaluru in this regard.

The report quoted DCP (North), Vinayak Patil, as saying that the complaint was lodged last week regarding the incident. The woman got introduced to Rajath, one of the accused on a dating app and developed a friendship. She had gone to his house for dinner when the incident had taken place.

She had filed a complaint that Rajath and his three friends have gang-raped her. Following this the police have immediately arrested the accused persons, he explained.


All the four accused have been sent to judicial custody. They had come to Bengaluru for swimming training.

Police sources explain that all the four accused are national-level swimmers. After getting introduced to Rajath on a dating app, they had exchanged numbers and developed friendships.

Later the accused and his friends called the victim for a party and gang-raped her after she stayed back in the accused’s house. Further investigation is on.

(With inputs from IANS)


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