A 19-year-old married tribal woman was allegedly gang raped by three persons
in Chatra district, police sources said today.
The victim had come to witness Ram Navami procession on Friday in Chatra town
when she was abducted by three youths who later allegedly gang raped her,
Superintendent of Police Arun Birthery said.
The SP told PTI that two persons have been arrested in this connection
after a FIR was lodged on the basis of statement given by the victim for
abduction and gangrape.
The woman has been sent to a local hospital for medical check-up, Birthery said,
adding, that the police has launched a hunt to apprehend the third accused who
is at large.
Meanwhile, BJP activists put up road blockades on the main thoroughfare of
Chatra township since morning demanding immediate arrest and stringent action
against the culprits.