Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jharsuguda, Jan 12:

A married woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by six unidentified miscreants inside an SUV in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district yesterday.


According to police, a 25-year-old woman was staying with her husband in a rented house at Belpahar town in the district.

Two youths stalked her yesterday evening while she was returning from market purchasing some medicine for her sick husband.

All of a sudden, they dragged her into an SUV which was earlier stationed on the way and drove towards Lakhanpur.

As many as six youths present in the car raped the woman inside the vehicle at gunpoint near a football playground.

Later, they dumped the woman at a few distance from Belpahar at around 9.30 pm.

Police have started investigation into the incident based on the complaint filed by the victim at Belpahar police station.

She has mentioned in the complaint that the accused were talking in Hindi language. One of them was Sameer Khan and another one was Raja, she claimed guessing their conversation.

They have also threatened her of dire consequences if she discloses the incident.