Jharkhand: 25-year-old allegedly rapes widowed sister-in-law, arrested

The victim's husband had died three years ago and no one was present at their house when the incident occurred, the police said.

Published: 12th October 2021 12:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2021 12:47 AM   |  A+A-

Lawyers display a placard to condemn the gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh. (Photo| AFP)

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By PTI

MEDININAGAR: A 25-year-old man was arrested and sent to jail on Monday for allegedly raping his widowed sister-in-law at their house at Medininagar in Palamu district, a police officer said.

The accused was produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody.

Police said the man was in an inebriated state and committed the crime despite resistance from his 22-year-old sister-in-law on Sunday night.

The victim's husband had died three years ago and no one was present at their house when the incident occurred, the police said.

A case was registered based on the victim's statement on Monday and the man was immediately arrested, the police said.

The victim has been sent to hospital for medical check up.



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