May 11, 2021

Tribal widow gang-raped in Birbhum, arrested 2 among five culprits

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Mohammadbazar (Birbhum), Aug. 23: Two among the five have been arrested by Mahammadbazar Police on Sunday morning in connection with raping a tribal widow. The arrested two persons are identified as Katij Hansda and Jalpa Hansda.

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A tribal widow was allegedly gang-raped in a village under Mohammadbazar PS area five days ago. A gang of five men allegedly attacked her as she was riding back home on a motorbike with her relative. The gang halted the bike and forcibly took the widow into a near-by forest and raped her.
Police said, the incident happened five days ago near a forest under Mohammadbazar PS area. The woman registered a complaint against five tribal men. Police on Saturday night arrested two tribal-men, but the other three fled away. The arrested were produced to the court.