Reported by Dhruba Charan Panigrahi
Nuapada, Apr 15:
Police today arrested six persons for allegedly gang raping a married woman in Odisha’s Nuapada district six days ago.
The six men allegedly gang raped a 25-year old married woman of Jhilmila village in Tanawant gram panchayat under Nuapada police limits when she had gone to relieve herself in the evening.
The matter came to light on Monday when the victim filed an FIR with the Nuapada police. The victim, who had preferred to remain silent over the incident, lodged the complaint with the police following threats by the accused to circulate the video of the act which they had allegedly shot on a mobile phone, said sources in the police.
Acting on her complaint, the police swung into action and nabbed the six accuse,d including a 50 year old and a 60 year old man, said police sources.
The three accused who initially picked up the victim were later joined by the other three in the act, said police sources basing on the victim’s complaint.
The arrested six – namely Anil Sabar (26), Bharta Sabar (26), Nilambar Sabar (19), Bariha Sabar (50) and Siyaram Sabar (60) – were sent to jail today as the SDJM Court, Nuapada rejected their bail petitions.