UP: Woman waiting for bus offered lift, gang-raped in car

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The incident took place in Kairana town on Monday
  • The three accused offered a lift to the woman and then they allegedly raped her
  • Two of the accused have been arrested while the third one is absconding

A 35-year-old woman, who was waiting for a bus to her home in Haryana, was allegedly raped by three men who offered her a lift in their car in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said on Tuesday.

Based on the survivor’s complaint, two of the accused have been arrested, while the third one is absconding, Station House Officer Yashpal Dhama said.

Yashpal Dhama said the incident took place in Kairana town on Monday when the three accused offered a lift to the woman and took her to a forest near Jahanpura village, where they allegedly raped her.

The accused, before leaving the woman on the spot, threatened her of dire consequences if she disclosed the matter, Yashpal Dhama said.

The police is interrogating the arrested men and a search is on for the third accused, the officer said.

 

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