Woman gangraped in Bengal, minor among four arrested

Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) A housewife was allegedly gangraped in West Bengal's Howrah district. While the victim has been hospitalised, four people, including a minor, have been arrested, police said Thursday.

"The 30-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped Tuesday evening. We have arrested four people, including a minor, in connection with the incident," said a police officer.

"Three accused were remanded in judicial custody by a court while the minor has been sent to a juvenile home," said a public prosecutor.

According to police, the woman was returning after meeting her undertrial husband lodged in the Howrah District Correctional Home (jail). The accused forcibly took the woman to a secluded place where they allegedly gangraped her.

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