Tribal woman ‘gangraped’ by 4 men in Mayurbhanj

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Baripada: A tribal woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentified miscreants at Talasahi in Tikayatpur village under Baisingha police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Sunday night.

According to reports, the miscreants barged into the victim’s house at around 12 o’clock and tried to outrage her modesty. The victim’s father who tried to save her was thrashed up mercilessly by the desperadoes.

They allegedly took turns to rape the woman and later made away with an unspecified amount of cash from the house.

The matter came to light after the survivor lodged written complaint with Baisingha police today morning.

“On the basis of the victim’s complaint, a case under Sections 457, 394, 397, 376, 506 and 34 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered and manhunt has been launched to nab the wrongdoers,” said Baisingha inspector-in-charge Krushnachandra Palai.

He also added that a scientific team along with dog squad investigated the crime scene and the survivor’s medical examination has been conducted.

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