Kerala: 25-year-old woman force-fed alcohol, gang-raped in front of son. Husband, 4 others nabbed
In a ghastly incident, a 25-year-old woman was allegedly compelled to gulp down alcohol by her husband and was gang-raped by four of his friend in the presence of their five year old kid near Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
All of them were taken into custody on Friday, police said. The kid is suspected to have been beaten up by the accused.
The Kerala State Women’s Commission has on its own filed a case into the rape. The women told police that her husband had taken her and their kid to the beach at nearby Puthucurichy on Thursday and later to a friend’s house which was also close by, where she was forcefully fed liquor and sexually assaulted in fron to theie kid.
"The woman was rescued by a young man who found her in an inebriated state along the road. He took her in his car to her home and then informed police about the incident," a police officer told.
Later, the man told some TV channels that she was crying, had injuries on her face and asked for help.
A police official from Kadinamkulam police station said the arrests will be recorded only after verification of facts. Police have recorded the statement of the victim, who was admitted to a government hospital and later discharged.
The woman told tv channels that men had also inflicted burns on her body with cigarettes.