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Woman gang raped in Jharkhand, dies

IANS  |  Ranchi 

A woman, who was gang raped and physically tortured by her former husband and his friends, died on Friday in Jharkhand's district, police said.

Her first husband, who had inserted a wooden stick in her private parts after raping her, has been arrested, a said.

Finding her unconscious on Thursday, villagers admitted her to Naryanpur Primary Health centre. Police was able to reconstruct the crime as she regained consciousness briefly. She was later referred to Sadar hospital where doctors declared her dead.

"The woman was abducted from a Kali Puja fair by Uday, her first husband, and his friends late on Wednesday," according to her statement to the police.

A search is on to arrest the other accused, said

The victim had gone to Pabia village to watch a Santhali procession taken out on the Kali Puja night. was also present there.

He and his friends kidnapped and took her to a nearby field where they took turns raping her, Singh said citing the victim's statement.--IANS


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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 15:00 IST