Six months pregnant woman, mother of a child; gang-raped in Gurugram

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The Hush Post: A six-month pregnant woman was allegedly gang-raped by an auto rickshaw driver and his two accomplices, the police said. The incident took place in Manesar near Gurugram on Saturday, it was reported. The 23-year old victim, approached the police four days after she was victimised.

“A case under Section 376D (gang rape) and other sections of IPC was registered at Women Police Station, Manesar, against unknown auto rickshaw driver and others,” a senior police officer told to an agency.

According to the police, the victim hails from Bihar, and had been residing in Manesar area with her husband and two-and-half-year-old son, said a report. The victim was employed at a vehicle showroom in Manesar.

The incident took place on May 2, the woman had visited the ESI Hospital in Sector 3 of Manesar for a routine checkup of her pregnancy with her husband on his bicycle.

“While returning, she complained to her husband that she was not comfortable on bicycle. Victim’s husband asked her to take shared auto rickshaw to reach their rented house in the nearby village. But she did not reach home for hours until very late,” said the officer, it was reported.

The victim was later found in a semi-conscious condition in Sector 6 of Manesar.

“The victim reached the Women Police Station on Friday evening with her husband after she developed some complications in her pregnancy. A case was registered after her medical examination. Doctors, however, said the fetus is stable,” the officer informed.

The victim narrated to the police that the accused gave her a glass of water, after drinking which she fell unconscious. “I can recall that they were three. But I don’t know the place they took me to,” she said in her complaint.

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