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24-year-old woman offered lift by three men, raped in UP

The woman from Phugana village had come to Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar district of UP, and was waiting for a bus to return to her village.

lucknow Updated: Oct 07, 2018 11:11 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Muzaffarnagar (UP)
rape,crime,police
The woman was taken to a forested area and raped in turn by the three men.(AFP/Picture for representation)

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three men in Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place on Saturday when the woman, who was waiting for a bus to return to her village, was given a lift by the three accused, who took her to a forest area and raped her, Budhana Station House Office (SHO) Jai Bhagwan said.

On the basis of a complaint from the woman, a case was registered against the three accused who were absconding, he said, adding that the victim was sent for a medical examination.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim, she had come to Budhana from her village Phugana and was given a lift by the three men on their motorcycle on her way back.

After forcibly taking her to the forest area, the three men took turns to rape her and threatened her with dire consequences if she narrated her ordeal to anyone, she stated in the complaint.

First Published: Oct 07, 2018 10:44 IST