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Tribal woman raped in West Bengal: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Suri(WB) 

A tribal woman was allegedly raped in a forest in district on Saturday, a police officer said.

According to a complaint lodged at police station Sunday, the incident took place when the woman had gone to the forest near the district headquarter town of to tend cows.

Suddenly, the accused dragged the woman, a second year student of a college in Suri, to the dense forest and allegedly raped her.

The accused was arrested and remanded to one day's judicial custody.

A of the district police said, "We will ask for the police custody of the accused on Monday.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 20:45 IST