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Rajasthan: Six men allegedly gang-raped woman; incident uploaded on social media

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 March 2018, 12:21 IST

In a shocking incident, a 40-years-old woman allegedly gang-raped by six youth in Rajasthan's Baran district. The youths also filmed their criminal act and uploaded the video on social media.

The crime was committed around a month ago but the victim lodged a report in Mahila police station of Baran district after she came to know about the video being uploaded on social media, police said.

The six men have been booked under section 376 of the IPC and various other sections of the IT Act. However, none of the accused have been arrested yet.

The victim, who worked as a laborer at a Dhaba in Kota. The woman has lodged a complaint on March 5 against all six youth, SHO Mahila police station, Baran Anis Ahamed said.

According to a report in Deccan Chronicle, the victim lodged a complaint after she came to know about the wrongdoing was filmed and the video was uploaded to social media.

In her complaint, the woman explained that the incident happened a month ago, when she reached her hometown Baran to visit her in-laws' family, one of the accused, Chetan Meena. 21. who was known to her, took her to an isolated place on his motorbike near Samaspura village.

Later, the other five joined him and they took a turn to rape her, said the victim and alleged that they have filmed the incident on mobile. The next day accused dropped her near her in-laws' house and threatened her to kill her family members if she disclosed the matter to anyone.

She could gather the courage to file a police complaint only after she came to know that the video had been uploaded on the internet and was being circulated throughout the area, the SHO said.

The victim's statement would be recorded before a magistrate on Monday, the SHO said.

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Further investigation into the matter has been handed over to the DSP, Baran, the SHO added.

First published: 11 March 2018, 10:50 IST