Three arrested for gang-raping woman in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Three men have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping, drugging and raping a woman here last week, police said Tuesday. Two more accused were still on the run.

"The incident occurred Jan 2 afternoon in Alipur area of north Delhi," said a senior police officer.

Police said, the five men, all aged between 20 and 30, overpowered the 20-year-old victim, dragged her into their car, and took her to a house in Tikri Khurd area, where they drugged her and raped her in turns. They dumped her in a deserted area afterwards.

"Yogendra, Sunil Kumar and Rahul were arrested from Bakhtwarpur area Monday after the woman lodged a complaint with the police," said the police officer.

Two more accused - Jitender and Manoj - are on run, said the officer.

The woman told police that she knew Jitender, who lives near her house, for the past few months, and he had threatened her of dire consequences if she went to the police.


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