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West Bengal woman gang-raped in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 14:32

Patna: A woman from West Bengal was gang-raped by five men in Bihar`s Patna district, police on Tuesday said.

The victim, a resident of Bolrampur village in neighbouring Bengal, was found lying unconscious by a roadside, with several injuries on her, by a team of National Disaster Response Force late Monday in Bihta, about 30 km from Patna, a police official said.

Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said the Bengali speaking woman in her early 30s was gang-raped.

"Gang-rape was confirmed by her medical examination at a local hospital," he said.

She was admitted to a government hospital. "With the help of a mason, who was working near the hospital, she informed the police that four-five people gangraped her," police said.

The woman told police that she parted from her husband at the Howrah railway station in Kolkata, and boarded a train.

Police have lodged a case and begun investigations as to how she reached Bihta from Kolkata.

No arrests have been made so far, police said.


First Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 14:32
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