Another gang rape in MP; Husband’s friends rape Dalit woman
- Mar 19, 2013, 02:33 AM IST
Bhopal: In another shocking incident of rape in Madhya Pradesh, a 29-year-old dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by three friends of her husband in Satna district.
The incident occurred at Pahadigaon village in Maihar tehsil on March 15, and a complaint was filed on Sunday night. According to the police, the victim had married a Muslim youth four months ago. She was living alone for the past one month after her husband was arrested and sent to jail in connection with a theft case. Three accused went to her house on March 15 and promised her that they would get her husband out on bail. They gang-raped her taking turns after entering the house on the pretext of talking to the woman regarding her husband’s bail. They intimidated the victim of dire consequences if she complained with the police.
The woman lodged the complaint after her husband got out on bail. Police have conducted the medical examination. The accused trio has been arrested.
The incident happened at a time when government is facing uproar in the gang-rape incident of a Swiss national in the state.