Woman gangraped in Mumbai’s Pydhonie, falls from building while trying to escape
The incident came to light in the early hours on Friday when the woman, a native of Uttar Pradesh, was spotted lying in a duct of the building in Mumbai’s Pydhonie area.mumbai Updated: Mar 17, 2017 18:55 IST
A 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two men and sustained serious injuries when she fell from a building in south Mumbai while trying to escape, police said on Friday.
The two accused have been arrested.
The incident came to light in the early hours on Friday when the woman, a native of Uttar Pradesh, was spotted lying in a duct of the building in Mumbai’s Pydhonie area.
After getting information about the incident, the Pydhonie police rushed to the spot and admitted the woman in a state-run hospital.
“The Pydhonie police has registered an offence of gangrape and arrested the two accused. Further investigation is on,” deputy commissioner of police, Zone-II, Dnyaneshwar Chavan said.
The woman was allegedly gangraped on Thursday night by the two persons in a house on the fifth floor of the building where she had came with one of the accused, whom she knew previously, another police official said.
The accused had brought her to Mumbai 10 days back on the pretext of getting her employment, he said.
Both of them stayed in Bhiwandi township of the neighbouring Thane district for eight days where also she was allegedly raped by him, he said.
They came to the building in Pydhonie on Thursday at the godown-cum-residence of the other accused, he said.
The woman and the two men had dinner together after which they allegedly raped her, the official said.
At around 4am, she was spotted in the duct of the building by some residents.
Police said the woman fell in the duct while trying to run away from the house while the two accused were asleep.
She suffered serious injuries and has been admitted in a hospital, the official said.
First Published: Mar 17, 2017 18:53 IST