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Seven booked for gang rape in Rajasthan

PTI kota India
Updated: 17-05-2019 17:29 IST
Seven booked for gang rape in Rajasthan

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Seven persons including three brothers were booked for allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district, the police said on Friday. Bane Singh, Ghanshyam, Dewan, Mangilal, Durgalal, Pappu and Magilal hail from village Manpura Jagir in Jhalawar district and are yet to be nabbed, they said.

Of the seven accused, Bane Singh, Ghanshyam and Dewan are brothers, they added. Based on the woman's complaint, the accused were booked under section 376D (gang rape) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) on late Thursday evening, SHO Bhalta Police Station Satayanarayan Malav said.

According to the complaint, the woman was abducted and raped by the men on May 12 while she had gone out to relieve herself, Malav said. A medical examination of the victim was conducted and efforts are on to arrest the accused, the SHO said.

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