Anganwadi worker abducted, gangraped; 3 held

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Dhenkanal: Police arrested three persons for allegedly abducting and gangraping an anganwadi worker near Kaluria village under Gondia police limits in Dhenkanal district last evening. However, the identity of the accused persons is yet to be ascertained.

The matter came to light after the victim lodged complaint with Gondia police in this regard today.

According to complaint, the incident occurred last evening at around 5.30 pm when the victim along with her brother was returning to her village from Joronda and were waylaid by three miscreants.

The desperadoes beaten her brother and took her to an isolated place where they took turns to rape her. Later, she was rescued by her family members, the complaint read.

On the basis of the plaint, police arrested the trio and launched a probe into the matter.

A case has been registered under relevant Sections of the IPC, a police official said.

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