Woman displaced after Muzaffarnagar riots gang raped: Police
The incident took place on Saturday when the woman was picked up by a man and taken to a nearby forested area where three others joined him and raped her.Updated: Aug 03, 2017 13:36 IST
Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar (UP)
A 30-year-old woman, displaced after the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, was allegedly raped by four persons, police said on Sunday.
The incident took place on Saturday when the woman was picked up by a man and taken to a nearby forested area where three others joined him and raped her.
In a complaint filed with the police, the woman said that the accused had threatened her with dire consequences if she reported the matter to anyone.
Forced to flee home after the riots, the woman has been living in a village in Deoband police station area of Saharanpur district, along with her mother.
According to circle officer of police Sidharth Singh, a case has been registered under IPC sections 366 (kidnapping), 376 (rape), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation) against Munir and three unidentified persons.
All four accused are absconding, the police officer said.
First Published: Jun 11, 2017 23:00 IST