He’s the third man to be apprehended from the gangrape situation that happened in the ashram at Ranidih at Muffasil police station place on Tuesday, superintendent of police YS Ramesh told PTI.
The boy lives in exactly the exact same area and has been arrested on Thursday night,” he said.
He had been a part of this team that scaled the wall of this ashram around two. 30am on Tuesday, entered it held the ascetics and preachers at gunpoint until the girl was supposedly gang-raped, authorities said.
Authorities had previously detained leader accused Deepak Rana and Ashish Rana (18), after the intervention of primary minister Hemant Soren from the issue.
These two men allegedly raped the 46-year-old sadhvi and have confessed to the offense, Ramesh said.
Authorities are conducting raids to nab the fourth accused,” he explained.
DNA samples in the area of the offense have been sent for forensic evaluations, the officer stated.
The authorities are planning a fool-proof case according to scientific evidence so the accused are penalized shortly at a fast-track courtroom, he explained.
In the time of this episode, there were four girls preachers along with a sadhu within the ashram.
They secured others in an area along with both chief accused took turns in raping the sadhvi that had been staying at the ashram since February, according to authorities.
She reached the ashram to attend a spiritual function but got stuck there because of the lockdown, ” they stated.
(The victim’s identity has not been shown to protect her privacy according to Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)