Betul: Husband of a woman and his
four friends have been booked for allegedly gang-raping her at
a village in the district, police said on Sunday.
The woman had got married about a year back to
Jogli-based Kamlesh, who used to torture her after drinking
liquor. Tired of this, she had returned to Chikhalda, to her
parents some days ago, Betul Superintendent of Police (SP)
Bhagwant Singh Chouhan told reporters here.
However, on February 2, Kamlesh and his four friends
reached Chikhalda to bring her back.
While forcibly taking her with them, Kamlesh and his
friends Sumrat, Ramesh, Kamal and Jagan raped her near the
Tapti river on the way to way to Jogli village, after which
she got unconcious. Later, they even warned her of severe
consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone, Chouhan
However, when her brother came to see her later, she
narrated the whole incident to him, following which, a
complaint was lodged against the five.
Police are on the look-out to nab the accused, he