Woman gang-raped by advocate, two aides in Amethi

A woman was allegedly gang-raped by an advocate and two of his accomplices in Kherauna village here.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 04, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Amethi: A woman was allegedly gang-raped by an advocate and two of his accomplices in Kherauna village here.

The incident happened on July 25 when the advocate identified as Lalji Verma and two of his aides barged into the victim's house and gang-raped her, Station House officer of Kotwali, Amethi, Mohammad Hamid said.

There was a land dispute going on between the accused and the victim, he said.

On the basis of the complaint by the married woman, an FIR under relevant sections of the IPC has been registered against the accused who are absconding, police said.

The woman was sent for medical examination and the matter is being investigated, the SHO said.