Prime accused in Park Street gangrape case arrested

Kolkata, Sep 30: Over four years after the infamous Park Street gangrape case, Kolkata Police has arrested the prime accused Kader Khan from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district.

Kader along with his accomplice Ali Khan was arrested by a special team of Kolkata Police in a joint operation with Delhi Police from their hideout in an apartment in Ghaziabad last night, the officer said.

Sources in Kolkata Police said the duo would be brought to the city on transmit remand and likely be produced at a local court tomorrow.

The victim, a mother of two, was gangraped on February 6, 2012 by five men who had offered to drop her home from a night club at city's Park Street area.

Acting on a tip off that Kader, absconding since the incident, sleuths of Kolkata Police started tracking his mobile calls, he said.