Woman raped by robbers in Uttar Pradesh



Badaun: A trader was held captive and his wife allegedly raped by two youths during an armed robbery in Kotwali area, a senior police officer said here on Sunday.

The trader, a grocery shop owner, was closing for the day when the two motorcycle-borne youths approached him last night and asked for a soft drink, Additional Superintendent of Police Maan Singh said.

When the trader went inside his house to fulfil the request, the accused overpowered him and locked him inside a room.

They raped his wife before fleeing with jewellery, Rs 25,000 cash and mobile phones, the ASP said.

PTI