2019 Incident of Dalit Woman Gang Raped in Rajasthan Shared As Recent
An old incident from Rajasthan where a Dalit woman was gang raped while her husband was present is being shared as a recent incident on social media. BOOM found that the incident is from April 2019 when an 18-year-old woman was assaulted in Rajasthan’s Alwar district.
A photo showing the woman standing with two men is being shared along with this claim. The caption reads, “A Dalit woman gang raped in front of her husband in Rajasthan, the accused made the video viral. How many agenda preachers expressed agony and anger? My religion says no matter who the woman is from where if she is wrong we should raise our voice.”
BOOM found that the incident took place on April 26, 2019, in Thana Ghazi, a town in Alwar, Rajasthan.
A keyword search of the incident on Google in Hindi led us to a report published by Dalit Dastak on May 10, 2019. The feature image of the story carried visuals similar to the viral photo. According to the report, the woman was allegedly gang raped by five men who captured the incident on video and demanded Rs 9,000 from the survivor’s family to erase it.
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