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Housewife gangraped at Sainthia, one arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Suri (WB) 

A housewife was gangraped at her home at Sainthia in and man was arrested in connectiom with it and remanded to police custody for six days.

Police today said the woman was raped by the three men in her home near the Sainthia town bus stand late on Sunday night. The woman was alone in the house at the time.

The incident took place after the woman had an altercation on Saturday with one of the three who was known to her. The man had left that day threatening her with dire consequence and returned the next night with the two other men and committed the atrocity.

Birbhum superintendent of police N Sudheerkumar today said the accused who was known to the woman has been arrested and the police are on the lookout for the other two.

"The victim is now under treatment in the hospital and investigation is on," he added.

The arrested man was produced in Suri during the day and was remanded to police custody for six days.

The neighbours who rescued the woman told that before leaving the three men inserted a bottle into her private parts. She was then rushed to Sainthia hospital.

The police, however, did not confirm this.

Hospital sources today said that her health condition has improved.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 21:07 IST