Deoria: A Dalit woman was allegedly
gang-raped in Lar area here by three persons who also tried to kill her, police said here Thursday.
The incident took place on March 11 when the 42-year-old woman was returning home after cooking at a function.
The accused -- Vidhyachal, Gopi Gaur and Harilal Rajbhar -- who hired her for cooking at the function, caught her and dragged her to a field and not only raped her.
They also tried to kill her. She was seriously injured in the attack.
The woman was rushed to a hospital, where her condition was stated to be stable.
Police have lodged an FIR in this connection and launched a manhunt to nab the accused.