Badaun: A 32-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly raped by some unidentified men when she had gone to relieve herself in the field in Kachula village of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
The incident took place on Friday early at 5.00 am. The accused had allegedly tied her hands and feet and also stuffed a cloth in her mouth, Senior Superintendent of Police Chandraprakash said.
The SSP said that when the woman did not return home after a long time, her family members started searching for her.
Later, they found her in a nearby forest in an unconscious state, following which the family members informed the police and the woman was then admitted to a hospital, he said.
The woman was sent to Bareilly for treatment and her medical examination will also be conducted, the SSP said.
Her statement would be recorded on Saturday, he said, adding that the police have launched a search operation for the suspects.
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Updated Date: Jan 20, 2018 14:53:11 IST