2 men arrested for raping woman inside car in Goa

Crime

New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a woman friend inside a car near the Miramar beach here.

Gautam Raikar (25) and Sarvesh Kauthankar (24) were arrested Thursday after the 40-year-old woman filed a complaint, said inspector Sudesh Naik.

The accused hail from Curchorem village in South Goa district, he said.

The two men and the woman came to Panaji Wednesday night for a long drive. The woman alleged that they raped her inside the car at an isolated spot near the beach, and later threw her out on a road.

She was severely injured and admitted to a government hospital.

The two men were booked under sections 376 (rape), 325 (grievous hurt) and other relevance offenses under the IPC.

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