Bengaluru: 35-year-old Woman gangraped at tennis club, 2 arrested


Bengaluru,November 12: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two security guards at the famous Cubbon Park in Bangalore on Wednesday night.

Police said they have arrested both the security guards in connection with the incident.

The woman hailing from Tumkuru had come to the city to take membership in a tennis club functioning at the sprawling Cubbon Park when the incident occurred, they said.

Deputy commissioner of police (Central) Sandeep Patil said "The incident came to light when an assistant sub-inspector who was on rounds noticed the woman sitting near Siddalingaiah Circle around 2.30am and questioned her."

He said, "Immediately she was brought to the Cubbon Park Police Station and a detailed statement taken from her."

At about 9:30pm noticing her alone in the park two security guards approached her, the DCP said.

Patil said, "A case has been registered last night. Guards have been detained, detailed investigation is going on and medical examination of victim and two accused is also being done."

He said a case has been booked under Indian Penal Code section 376 (punishment for rape).

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