The Bangladeshi woman in the viral video of a heinous sexual assault has been brought back to the city from Kerala, informed the police.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Bengaluru East, Dr S D Sharanappa said, “Our team traced her in Kerala on Saturday and bought her from Kozhikode on Sunday.”
According to police, the 22-year-old woman was trafficked to India about three years ago by Mohammed Babu, a resident of Dhubri in Assam.
Police also informed that the victim underwent medical tests for assault and rape at the Government Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals.
The Bengaluru police, on Thursday, arrested seven people, including two women in connection with the case of the alleged rape and torture of the woman in Ramamurthy Nagar.
After the video blew up on social media, the Assam police took to Twitter to address the incident and even promised a reward to anyone who could provide information about it.
Assam Police traced the phone number from which the video was originally sent and immediately alerted the Bengaluru police. Following this, special teams were formed, and the gang was arrested on Thursday evening within hours. The seven people were arrested from a rented house at Avalahalli, Ramamurthy Nagar in east Bengaluru.
Based on the contents in the video clip and preliminary interrogation of those arrested, a case of rape and assault was been registered against the accused in Ramamurthy Nagar Police Station.
Three of the accused have tried to flee police custody after their arrests till now, but all three were shot down and injured by the police.