Jharkhand: 20-Year-Old Girl Gangraped By Six Men in Chankradharpur; No Arrests So Far
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Chakradharpur, January 7: In a shocking incident of sexual assault, a 20-year-old girl from Odisha's Rourkela was allegedly gangraped by six men in Lotapahar area of Chakradharpur city of Jharkhand for two days. After committing the crime, they dumped the victim in a forest on January 1. The complaint was lodged with Government Railway Police station in Rourkela. As per the complaint, the victim was abducted by her brother’s friend, and was gangraped by the men in a house in Lotapahar area. Uttar Pradesh: Gang-Rape Victim Set on Fire in Meerut for Refusing to Compromise, Police Contradicts Woman’s Claims.

According to a report published in Hindustan Times, the woman was waiting for a train at the Rourkela railway station on December 30 to go to her home in Jharsuguda district when she met her brother’s friend. He asked her to board a particular train along with him to reach her native place.

“When the girl boarded the train along with the youth, she soon realised the train was not heading towards Jharsuguda but towards Chakradharpur. The youth then advised her to get down at Lotapahar railway station in Jharkhand and take a bus to reach Jharsuguda,” reported Hindustan Times quoting Rourkela GRP superintendent of police Ajay Pratap Swain as saying. After reaching the railway station, her brother’s friend took her to a house, where five more men came and gangraped the victim. Uber Driver Threatens Kolkata Singer With Rape For Objecting to Use of Mobile Phone During Driving.

However, no arrests have been made so far. The rape survivor is undergoing treatment in a government hospital in Rourkela and is in a critical condition. The police have started investigating the case.