Bangalore, March 30: Four national level swimmers have been arrested on Tuesday in connection with gang rape of a young woman from West Bengal in Bengaluru.
The arrested are identified as Rajath, Shivaran, Dev Saraoi and Yogesh Kumar. All the accused are from New Delhi.
The victim, a private company employee had lodged a complaint with Sanjaynagar police in Bengaluru in this regard. The incident came to light late.
DCP (North) Vinayak Patil stated according to complainant got introduced to Rajath, one of the accused on a dating app and developed friendship. She was invited to his house for dinner when the incident occured.
Rajath and his three friends gang raped her, she stated. The police have immediately arrested the accused persons.
All the four accused have been handed over to judicial custody. They had come to Bengaluru for swimming training.
Police sources explain that all the four accused are national level swimmers. They became friends through a dating app and exchanged numbers and developed friendship.
The accused had partied with the young woman and gang raped when she stayed back overnight at Ranjith’s house, according to police.