Woman gang-raped in West Bengal, three held

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Kolkata
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2014 14:15 IST

Three people were arrested for allegedly drugging and raping a woman in an autorickshaw in Mahestala on July 31.

According to the police, the woman was taken to an isolated place in the autorickshaw, given some narcotics, and then raped by the youths when she fell unconscious.

Sheikh Jiauddin Mohammad and two other accused were arrested by the police after the victim lodged a complaint on August 1. However, key accused Raj is still on the run.

The victim is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Behala.

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