Kochi: Police have collected the statement of a 19-year-old girl who was gang raped by three men in a moving car in Kochi on Thursday night.
According to the girl, the accused had adulterated her beer laced with a powder-like substance at the bar. After drinking it, the girl collapsed.
She also told police that her friend, a Rajasthani woman named Dolly (Dimple Lamba), took her to the bar near Cochin Shipyard. She claimed it was Dimple who asked her to board the car with three other men so that they could take her to the apartment.
Meanwhile, police have taken Dimple Lamba, Kodungallur natives Vivek, Sudeep and Nithin into custody. It is learned that the three accused men are friends of Dimple Lamba.
The girl was sexually assaulted for almost 45 minutes in the moving car. Later, the group halted at a hotel and bought food and returned to the bar to fetch Dimple. After this, the model was left at her apartment in Kakkanad.
At the same time, the girl told the police that she could identify all the men in the car. The girl is currently undergoing treatment at Kalamassery Medical College.