JHARSUGUDA: A 22-year-old woman from Mangalabag in Cuttack was abducted and brutally gangraped for three days by three youths of Jharsuguda. The woman, who was found in an unconscious state by some locals on Friday evening, was rescued and admitted to District Headquarters Hospital on Saturday.
The locals informed police who have started investigation into the case.
Police said the woman was waiting for a Gujarat-bound train at Jharsuguda station on Wednesday night when she was abducted by three youths and taken to a nearby village where she was gangraped for three days. On Friday evening, the youths left the victim near Banjarilal Nalla in Orampada in a critical condition. She was later rescued by the locals.
On Saturday, they admitted her in the District Headquarters Hospital with the help of a woman welfare organisation and informed Jharsuguda police. Jharsuguda SDPO and IICs of Badmal and GRP Railway Police visited the crime spot for a preliminary enquiry.
SDPO BK Nanda said the case will be handed over to Badmal police for further investigation. No arrests have been made for far.