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UP woman turns up at police station with foetus in bag, alleges rape

A rape case has been registered against the accused, who has been identified as 22-year-old Manoj.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 23, 2018 6:53 IST ]
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UP woman carries foetus to police station

A-19-year old woman on Sunday approached the police station with a foetus in a bag in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha. She alleged rape and demanded action against a man, whom she also accused of forcing her to abort the baby.

A rape case has been registered against the accused, who has been identified as 22-year-old Manoj, said Hasanpur Kotwali SHO Devendra Sharma.

The accused is on the run.

"We have registered a case based on the complaint of the woman's family and raids were being conducted to arrest the accused, said Ajay Kumar, circle officer of police of Hasanpur.

The foetus has been sent to a forensic lab for examination, he said.

The woman, who was accompanied by her mother, told police that the accused raped her at gunpoint five months ago and had threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed it.

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