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Woman allegedly raped by neighbour at gunpoint in Uttar Pradesh

According to complaint lodged by the victim’s husband, their neighbour entered the house in his absence and raped her at gunpoint.

india Updated: Sep 29, 2018 12:38 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Crime in Uttar Pradesh,Sexual offence,Rapes in Uttar Pradesh
Activists hold placards during a to protest against the recent incidents of sexual abuse, molestation and rapes against women in Bangalore.(AFP File Photo)

A 26-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at gunpoint when she was alone in her house in a village in Shamli district, police said Saturday.

Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar Tiwari said the incident occurred at Jandheri village under Kairana Police Station Friday.

According to complaint lodged by the victim’s husband, their neighbour, Gaurav Kumar, 27, entered the house in his absence and raped her at gunpoint, the CO said.

Kumar threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed about the incident to anyone. She later narrated the incident to her husband, he said.

A case was registered against the accused who was on the run and the woman was sent for medical examination.

First Published: Sep 29, 2018 11:55 IST