District Sessions Judge Vijay Laxmi on Wednesday rejected the plea of accused Vedpal, saying there was no case of bail.

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing riot cases have identified six people, including accused Vedpal for gang-raping a riot victim at Phugana village in the district during the communal violence in September last.

Later, Vedpal was arrested and sent to jail in connection with the case.

The victim had earlier recorded her statement before the magistrate, where she had accused that she was gang-raped by six persons including Vedpal.

The remaining five accused in this case are said to be absconding, police said.

Around 60 people died and thousands were displaced from their homes in last year's communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring villages of western Uttar Pradesh.


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