The accused trio abducted the victim from Gurudwara chhak in a SUV and took to a forested area near Mundanala to outrage her modesty one after the other.
Keonjhar, Jun 7: With no respite in sight from the incidents of sexual assault against women in the State, at least three persons including a minor boy raped a widow near Mundanala area under Barbil here.
Police have arrested the trio identified as Akshay Ojha, Rishi Tarua and the minor.
As per the complaint filed by the victim woman, who happens to be a vegetable vendor, at Barbil Police Station in connection with her gang-rape, she was returning from Koida market in Sundergarh district on June 3 when the unfortunate incident took place.
The accused trio abducted her from Gurudwara chhak in a SUV and took to a forested area near Mundanala to outrage her modesty one after the other. They also snatched away Rs 13,000 from the woman’s possession.
The victim’s plight continued for one more day under the captivity of the gang before she somehow managed to escape and lodge an FIR on June 3.
Based on the FIR police carried out raids at different places in Barbil and nabbed the trio to forward to court.