NEW DELHI (AFP) – They first gang raped the mother and then threw her and her baby out of the moving auto rickshaw, killing the nine-month-old baby, as per police on Tuesday (June 6), in the latest case of sexual violence in India.
Police said they had registered a case of murder and gang rape after the alleged attack on May 29 in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
“We are interrogating several people and should be able to progress further in the case today, including making possible arrests,” Gurgaon’s commissioner of police Sandeep Khirwar told AFP.
He said the baby had died of head injuries. The woman told police that she was attached as she boarded the auto rickshaw with her baby around midnight to go to her parents home in Gurgaon. There were two more men besides the driver.