Jajpur: A married woman was allegedly gang raped by three persons on the pretext of job and was later dumped on the road side. The incident took place at Chilipada under Korai police limits in Jajpur district.
The matter came to light on Saturday after some local rescued her from the road side and informed the police about the same.
Police reached the scene and took the woman for medical examination in the local hospital.
According to police the woman, who was estranged by her husband is a resident of Kuakhia police limits. She is currently working at a private college in Bhubaneswar to earn a living.
The victim told the police that, she arrived at Panikoili bus stop on Friday evening to visit a relative’s house. Meanwhile, three persons indentified as Bodhia Malick, Lala Malick and Hani Rout approached her and asked her the purpose of her visit to the area.
After she expressed her necessity of a job, the accused persons offered her a job at a car showroom. Following this, the woman agreed to go with them, it was learnt.
The woman also alleged that the accused persons took her to a secluded place; snatched away Rs 8,000 from her and took turns to rape her. Later, in the morning they dumped her on the road side with a threatening not to reveal the matter to anyone and fled the spot.
On the basis of the complaint made by the victim, police launched a manhunt to nab the suspects, who are absconding after the matter came to the fore.