The National Commission for Women said on Thursday that it has taken cognisance of the gangrape of a woman in Mysuru.
The commission’s chief Rekha Sharma wrote to Karnataka Director General of Police Praveen Sood and asked him to identify and arrest the accused immediately. “NCW has also asked for providing medical & counseling support to the survivor,” the commission said in a tweet.
On Tuesday evening, a group of five men allegedly gangraped a woman and assaulted her male friend near Chamundi Hills on the outskirts of Mysuru city.
The men, who were reportedly drunk, accosted the woman and her friend and demanded money from them. When they refused to give money, the group attacked them.
A First Information Report has been registered at the Alanahalli police station. Both of them are undergoing treatment.
On Thursday, Mysuru Police Commissioner Chandragupta said that the woman, who is in critical condition, is yet to give her statement, according to The Indian Express. “We have set up special teams for investigation,” the police chief added. “We are looking at all…