22-year-old woman allegedly gangraped by three in Chandigarh

The woman, hailing from Dehradun, had taken an auto rickshaw last evening after attending her stenography class from sector 37, police said.

Published: 18th November 2017 03:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2017 03:39 PM   |  A+A-

It is the same district where in early 2000 Mukhtaran Mai was raped on the order of the village council, triggering an international outrage.

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By PTI

CHANDIGARH: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three men, including an autorickshaw driver, here, police said today.

The woman, hailing from Dehradun, had taken an auto rickshaw last evening after attending her stenography class from sector 37 here, they said.

Two other men were already sitting in the auto, as per a complaint filed by the woman, the police said.

The autorickshaw driver allegedly drove her to an isolated place in sector 53 here, instead of taking her to Mohali where she had been staying as a paying guest, the police said.

After allegedly raping her, three men, including the autorickshaw driver, dumped the victim in sector 53, they said.

Two men, who were crossing nearby, spotted her and informed the police.

The police said a case was registered on the complaint of the victim and investigations were underway, the police said.

The medical examination of the woman was conducted, they said.

To identify the accused, the city police was looking for CCTV footage from nearby areas around the road which was used by the auto rickshaw, the police said.

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