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Woman Gang-Raped In Front of Father in Bihar, 4 of 6 Accused Held

The six accused allegedly gang-raped the woman in front of her father in Bihar’s Kishanganj district.

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Woman Gang-Raped In Front of Father in Bihar, 4 of 6 Accused Held
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Police on Friday, 8 February, apprehended four out of the six men accused of raping a 19-year-old woman in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, ANI reported.

The four men have been identified as Mohammad Kasim (32), Abdul Mannan (27), Kalua (28) and Ansar Alam (33). The remaining two men - Faiz Alam (30) and Takhseer Alam (30) - are said to be absconding, The Times of India reported.

The case came to light after an FIR was lodged by the survivor on 6 February, stating that she was raped by the six men in front of her father.

The incident took place on 4 February when the six accused allegedly forcibly entered their residence and took the woman and her father to the outskirts of the district. The accused then allegedly tied the father to a tree and raped the woman in front of him.

The incident occurred in the Kodhiwadi police station area.

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Speaking to PTI, Superintendent of Police Kumar Ashish Singh had said that apart from Kodhiwadi police station, adjoining police stations were also directed to apprehend the six accused.

The survivor was sent for medical examination at Kishanganj Sadar hospital. Kishanganj SDPO Akhilesh Kumar confirmed to The Times of India that the medical report clearly stated that the survivor had been raped.

(With inputs from PTI, ANI and The Times of India)

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