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Thane: physically challenged teenager gangraped, 3 held

PTI  Thane, September 16, 2013
First Published: 11:38 IST(16/9/2013) | Last Updated: 11:43 IST(16/9/2013)

A 19-year-old physically challenged woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra.

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All the three accused were arrested on Monday, the police said.

The trio allegedly abducted the woman about six weeks ago and took her to an isolated place in a tempo near Anjur Phata where they took turns to rape her, Narpoli police station sub-inspector DV Jangle said. The woman registered a complaint on Sunday.

The three accused, in the age group of 27-35 years, were booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. They would be produced in a court for remand on Monday.

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