Banda: The UP Police have book seven people for allegedly raping a dalit woman who had just gotten off the bus at Banda.

Additional Superintendent of Police Lal Bharat Kumar Pal, on Friday, said: "Following an order by a special court set up under the SC-ST Act, a case has been registered against seven people under different sections of the IPC including 147, 148, 342, 504, 506 and 376D in the Pailani police station on Thursday".

Named accused Siklodhi, Khaptiha, Sindhan and Niwaich belong to the same village. However, no one has been arrested so far. An investigation is underway, Pal said.

He also said that seven men had watched the girl get off the bus at the Banda roadways bus stop. They abducted her in a car, took her to a secluded area, and took turns to rape her. Pal had said this while narrating her complaint.

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