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Two arrested for gang-raping woman in Bengal

Two people were arrested Saturday for the alleged gang-rape of a 21-year-old married woman in West Bengal`s Howrah district earier this week, police said.



Kolkata: Two people were arrested Saturday for the alleged gang-rape of a 21-year-old married woman in West Bengal`s Howrah district earier this week, police said.

The woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men outside Mourigram station late Thursday night and the culprits made her husband watch the ordeal at gunpoint.

"We have arrested two more people in this connection today. All three culprits have now been arrested," Superintendent of Railway Police (Kharagpur) Joy Biswas said.

The police arrested one of the accused Friday.

According to the complaint to police by the husband, he and his wife had taken shelter in the station premises after missing the last Howrah-bound train. Three men later in the night came and dragged the couple outside the platform where they took turns to rape the woman and forced the man to watch the crime at gunpoint.

From Zee News

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