Chhatisgarh: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by seven persons. The police on Monday informed that all the accused including a minor has been apprehended. The woman was raped on Saturday night when she had gone to a local fair in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district.
All accused apprehended
The police have apprehended all the accused involved in the crime that took place on Saturday night, an official said. The woman had gone to attend a fair in Maulipadar village under the Darbha police station area, he said.
The accused accosted the woman and her male relative who was having food on the outskirts of the village and threatened them, the official said.
Accused dragged the woman to forest
While the man managed to escape from the spot, the accused dragged the woman to a forest nearby and raped her, he said.
Some locals came to the woman's rescue and apprehended a few of the accused and handed them over to the police, the official said, adding the remaining accused were subsequently apprehended.
(with inputs from PTI)
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