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Woman gangraped in moving jeep in MP

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 18:57

Dewas (MP): A woman was allegedly
gangraped by three persons in a moving jeep on the
Dewas-Bhopal by-pass here, police said today.

The woman, who was standing at a bus stop to catch a
bus to Ujjain late last night, was offered a lift by the trio
in their jeep which she accepted, Dewas Superintendent of
Police (SP) Gourav Rajput told.

However, instead of going to Ujjain they took the jeep
towards the by-pass on the plea that they have to pick up some
more persons from the bus stand.

On reaching the by-pass they assaulted the woman, who
is married, he said, adding when the jeep crossed a toll
booth, the woman screamed for help following which police were

Police then chased the jeep and took into custody all
the three persons, the SP said.

Medical examination of the victim this morning
confirmed that she was raped. Related proofs were also found
inside the jeep, police said.

The trio - Bunty Patel (21), Sunil Mehra (25) and
Rajendra Singh Sendhav (25) - all drivers with a road
construction company - were arrested, police added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 18:57
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