Gujarat: Lecturer attempts suicide after rape, 2 teachers arrested
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Last Updated: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 00:28
Mehsana (Gujarat): A woman lecturer who was allegedly gangraped by three teachers in Kadi taluka of the district, attempted suicide by consuming poison and is still in an unconscious state, police said.

Police arrested two teachers Ketan Thakar and Dinesh Patel for the alleged gang rape of the woman while the third accused Mukesh Patel is absconding, they said.

The 25-year-old lecturer is still in an unconscious condition in a hospital here after consuming poison at the Kalol state transport bus depot yesterday, police said, adding her condition is stable.

The victim, in her suicide note, said she was gangraped by three teachers of government primary school for a few months. The victim's father had lodged a complaint at Kadi police station in this regard.

She alleged in her suicide note that Mukesh Patel, a primary school teacher in Narsinhpura village of Kadi, Dinesh Patel, a teacher at Sachana village and Ketan Thakar, a teacher at Bhankoda village primary school, had gangraped her, police said.

The victim said the accused clicked her photographs in compromising position and used to blackmail her, they said.

"Police are waiting for her recovery to record her statement," Deputy Superintendent of police F S Pathan said.


First Published: Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 00:28

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