Even as East Champaran superintendent of police (SP) Jeetendra Rana on Monday said that a fresh medical report had also ruled out rape of the 17-year-old from Ramgarhwa village in the district, the deputy superintendent (DS) of the government hospital remained firm on his claim that victim had been sexually assaulted.
Rana said the report of the fresh medical examination, conducted by four doctors, said there was no evidence injury in the victim’s private parts. The report was submitted to the district magistrate on Sunday, he said.
Dr Manoj Kumar, deputy superintendent of Motihari sadar hospital where the victim was admitted after the gangrape, on Monday reiterated that there were injuries and swelling in her internal parts. He said he would not reply to the show cause notice he had received for “stating the truth” in his written submission to the national commission of women.
Meanwhile, the SP on Monday claimed to have arrested four more accused in the case different places in the district in the last two days.
Talking to reporters, Rana said while Ghyasuddin was arrested on Sunday night from Janeria villge in Banjaria police station of the district where he had taken shelter in a house, Javiullah, Kalimullah and Nurullah were nabbed from Jhakia village on Saturday night.
Prime accused Samiullah had earlier been arrested from Chitauni locality of Motihari town on Friday, he said, adding that another suspect Aliullah was still absconding.
He said the father of Samiullah, whom police had detained on Sunday, was released after interrogation.
The girl was allegedly gangraped by five men, who also forced wooden sticks and barrel of a pistol inside her private parts after she dared to lodge a police complaint against the perpetrators of the crime. The minor was earlier picked up by prime accused Samiullah, who raped her and made a video clip on June 12.
Interestingly, district magistrate Anupam Kumar, SP Jitendra Rana and the civil surgeon Dr Prashat Kumar had said the report of the medical board, constituted to examine the victim, suggested no injury in her private parts.