Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh) [India], March 22: A house of the main accused of the gang rape of a 28-year old was demolished on Tuesday following the district administration's order.
"In the view of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan's zero tolerance for heinous crimes like rape and murder, the investigation led by police and district administration revealed that Shadab Usmani (alias Abdul) had constructed a house illegally over his farmland and it has been demolished," Vandana Vaidya, District Collector, Shahdol told ANI.
"The other two accused are his servants who live in a rented house," she added.
According to Mukesh Vaishya, Additional Superintendent of Police, the accused had an old acquaintance with the woman. He and his two servants had gang-raped the woman, following which they poisoned her to death.
The 28-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in the Sohagpur police station area in Shahdol on Saturday evening.
The police said that the victim was brought to the district hospital from where the main accused, Usmani, had escaped, and the victim died. (ANI)