UP: Dalit woman from Pilibhit gang-raped by three men in moving car
gangraped by three men in a moving car, after inviting her to meet them on the pretext of “offering her a job”, said police. The incident occurred on August 31.
Victim, a resident of a village under Gajraula police station, stated in her complaint that she was looking for a job and was offered a bank job by one of the accused, who told her he had “good connection with the bank manager.”
In her complaint, the victim mentioned that the accused allegedly called her to meet him for a meeting with the bank manager, sat her in his car and drove her to a secluded place, where he offered her sedative-laced sweets and gangraped her along with two other men in the moving car.
The 34-year-old was later thrown near Jangrauli bridge on Bhind-Lipulekh NH 731 under Sungarhi police station on the night ofthe crime, after around three hours, and she somehow managed to reach her home. “I filed a written complaint to the same police station the next day but the police refused to lodge an FIR at the time,” she said. However, she later approached the higher-ups after which the FIR was filed in the case.
SHO concerned, Madan Mohan Chaturvedi, said that the three accused have been booked under IPC sections 376 D (gangrape), 328 (intoxicating a person to cause hurt with intent to commit offence), 420 (cheating and dishonesty), 506 (criminal intimidation) and under appropriate sections of SC/ST Act.
Meanwhile, the victim was sent to the district women hospital for a medical examination on Tuesday, he added.
This is the third such incident of gangrape reported in Pilibhit in two weeks.
To recall, a dalit minor girl was allegedly gangraped and set on fire by two men here on September 7 in a village under Madhotanda police station.
The girl had succumbed to her burn injuries in KG Medical College hospital in Lucknow on Monday. In another similar incident, dalit girl, student of class XI, was gangraped by two youths and dumped in a sugarcane field in a village under Jahanabad police station on September 11.