Two arrested for raping housewife in West Bengal

Two men were arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a housewife in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said.

PTI| Updated: Oct 11, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

Kolkata: Two men were arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a housewife in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said.

The 22-year-old victim on Friday lodged a complaint with the Dhupguri police station stating that she was drugged and raped by two people, following which the police Saturday arrested the duo.

According to police, one of the accused was having an affair with the victim and lured her to a desolate place with the help of his friend and raped her.

"Medical reports have confirmed sexual intercourse. We have arrested the two people including the prime accused," investigating officer JC Biswas said.