Dalit woman gangraped in Muzaffarnagar

A Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by two youths at Makhiyali village under new Mandi police station in the district, police said here on Saturday.

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2010, 12:23 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A Dalit woman was
allegedly gangraped by two youths at Makhiyali village under
new Mandi police station in the district, police said here
on Saturday.

The woman had gone out to relieve herself when two
youths forcibly took her to nearby fields and gangraped her.
They also threatened her with dire consequences if she
disclosed the matter to anyone, they said, adding later the
accused escaped.

The irate villagers held a protest against the
incident.

A search is on to nab the accused, police said.

PTI