Five booked for raping a woman in Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar: A 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped by five persons at Tewda village in the district, police said. The incident occurred on Wednesday under Kakroli police station when the woman was brought near a jungle by the five accused who then raped her, SHO Pankaj Tyagi said.

Police have registered a case of gang-rape against the five accused, including a former candidate of Lok Sabha elections, Musa, Tyagi said.

Five booked for raping a woman in Uttar Pradesh

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The woman has been sent for medical examination. Meanwhile, some locals met the police officers and alleged that the accused have been falsely implicated and the case is a result of old enmity.

No arrest has been made so far, the SHO added.

In another case, a 14-year-old girl was raped by her landlord's son when she was alone in the house in Shamli district yesterday, police said.

The girl has been sent for medical examination.Police are investigating the case and the accused is absconding.


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Updated Date: Mar 17, 2016 12:29:50 IST

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