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Tamil Nadu: woman gang-raped, 10 arrested

PTI  Virudhachalam, December 26, 2012
First Published: 10:51 IST(26/12/2012) | Last Updated: 11:25 IST(26/12/2012)

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by 10 persons on the banks of Manimuktha river near Virudhachalam, police said on Wednesday.


All the ten accused were arrested on Tuesday, police said.

The woman, hailing from Gurumangalam village near Virudhachalam in Cuddalore district, was speaking to her relative on the banks of the river when the gang members pounced on them.

The gang attacked the women's relative when he tried to protect her and later raped her, police said.

Based on the women's complaint, police registered a case and admitted her to Mundiampakkam Medical College hospital.

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