Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants allegedly attempted to gang-rape a woman at Poipata village under Nikirai police limits in Kendrapara district last night.
According to sources, three miscreants barged into the victim’s house late last night. When opposed, the culprits thrashed the woman’s husband and her two sons. Later, they took the woman to the nearby farmland and tried to outrage her modesty.
Hearing the commotion, locals rushed to their help and rescued them to the Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in a critical condition.
Reportedly, the health condition of the two children and the injured man is said to be stable now. However, the woman is still unconscious and is under observation, sources added.
While the police are yet to investigate the matter, it is suspected that the incident was the fallout of land dispute.