Mute woman raped in Himachal

  • IANS, Shimla
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  • Updated: Sep 20, 2007 15:44 IST
A deaf and dumb woman was allegedly raped by two Kashmiri men in a village in Himachal Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

The 23-year-old was raped in Chiksa village near Rampur, about 170 km from Shimla on Wednesday.

The loud cries of the woman caught the attentiom of the nearby villagers who managed to nab one of the culprits while the other managed to escape. The police has launched a search to catch the absconding man. 

Both men have been working as labourers in the village for the past couple of weeks.

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