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Dalit woman gang-raped, 3 held


Cuttack, Oct 7:

A 27-year-old dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped and deserted in a vegetable garden at Kuamada village under Banki police station limits of Cuttack district on Sunday, police said.

Based on the information provided by the victim, police have arrested three alleged rapists, Gunducha Samal(38)’ Abhay Pradhan (26)and Krupasindhu Jena (30).

The woman has been staying at her father’s place since her husband abandoned her some time ago. She was kidnapped and raped at the vegetable garden, police said.

Her hands and legs were tied with ropes when she was found by some villagers.

She was admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack where her condition was stated to be serious, police said.

(With PTI inputs)