AHMEDABAD: 4 young men killed a 22-year old girl for resisting a bid to rape her in Naranpura area of Ahmedabad.
Police said that the incident took place when victim Vandana, who was staying at a women’s hostel in Naranpra area was sitting near the railway track with his boyfriend Birbal Prasad (26) who is a native of Raigad in Maharashtra.
Naranpra police inspector DR Dhamal said “Prasad arrived here from Mumbai and booked a room in a hotel in Shahibaug area. As per Prasad’s complaint, both of them first went to riverfront to spend some time and then came to the hotel room in evening. Later, they went to Usmanpura garden in an auto. At around 10:40 PM, the couple decided to take a walk near the railway track before departing.”
The couple then decided to sit at a sequestered place near the tracks where four men came out and started harassing Vandana. The couple resisted them and started shouting for help. On which the men attacked them and stabbed Vandana in her abdomen and beated his boyfriend.
They demanded sexual favours from her. When the couple put up some resistance and shouted for help, the young men allegedly attacked them with knives,” Dhamal said.
Then his boyfriend called up the police who shifted them to the nearby Sola Civil Hospital where she was declared brought dead and Birbal was shifted for further treatment.
“Later, Birbal called up police control room in midnight. We took them to Sola civil hospital, where Vandana was declared dead,” the officer added.
The police is trying their best to find out the culprits and to investigate the matter.
“More about the duo’s relationship will be known after statements of Birbal and Vandana’s parents have been recorded. We are also waiting for the post-mortem report,” the police inspector said.