Dalit woman allegedly gangraped by two youths in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras; accused arrested
Police said the woman was walking along with an acquaintance when the accused abducted her and gangraped her behind the bushes.
Hathras: In a horrific incident of sexual assault, a Dalit woman, who was walking with an acquaintance was allegedly abducted and gangraped by two youths in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh on Monday, police said. Police have arrested both the accused following a complaint by the victim at the concerned police station.
A police official said that the incident is believed to have taken place on Monday afternoon. In her complaint, the woman said that she was walking with an acquaintance when the accused duo abducted her near a government hospital in Sikandrarau Kotwali area of Hathras district. According to CO Dr. Anand Kumar, the victim said in her complaint that both the accused came out of a bush of acacia trees in the near the government hospital and beat her and the acquaintance with sticks.
After this, both the accused took her behind the bushes and gang-raped her, the woman said. She said that the accused duo ran away after sexually assaulting her. She further said that the accused threatened to kill her if she complained to the police.
CO Dr. Anand Kumar said that following the complaint of the victim, the police have registered a case of gangrape and arrested both the accused.
The victim woman has been sent for medical examination. A police official said that the woman was living at her maternal home in a locality of Sikandrarau town for the last two months. She was going home with an acquaintance when the accused intercepted her and committed the heinous crime. In another crime reported from Uttar Pradesh, a man allegedly killed his infant daughter by dashing her on the ground in an inebriated state following a tiff with his wife in Lucknow on Monday night.
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