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Woman, arrested in murder case, accuses policeman of rape

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

A probe has been started after a woman, facing murder charges and lodged in a jail in of Gujarat, alleged that she was raped by a two months ago.

The woman told of Police Usha Rada yesterday that a raped her at station on May 29 when she was taken there for interrogation.

The woman had been arrested on the charge of murdering her lover, Rada told

"We visited Santrampur sub-jail yesterday, which was International Prisoner's Justice Day. During the visit, the woman told me she had been raped. We have registered an FIR and started probe," the SP said.

A team headed by a of police and including a will conduct the probe, she said.

No arrest has been made so far, the SP said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 20:45 IST