Six rogues gang rape woman, 20A 20-year-old woman was raped by a group of six assailants at Shambhunath Muncipality-6 in Saptari district on Sunday.
A 20-year-old woman was raped by a group of six assailants at Shambhunath Muncipality-6 in Saptari district on Sunday.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bhawesh Rimal said the victim, a resident of Khadga Municipality-5, was gang-raped at Arnaha while she was returning home from a local fair organised on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. The victim’s family lodged a complaint to the police on Tuesday.
According to DSP Rimal, the woman was returning home on a bicycle with her 16-year-old neighbour when they were waylaid by the attackers.
The woman’s neighbour told police that the six men beat him and snatched his phone before taking the woman to a nearby paddy field.
A police team that reached the incident site only recovered the boy’s bicycle, but the woman was not there.
DSP Rimal said the woman came to police contact on Monday.
Police arrested five suspects based on the descriptions provided by the woman. The sixth suspect is at large.
The Saptari District Court on Tuesday remanded the accused men to judicial custody pending investigation.
Meanwhile, the woman is undergoing treatment in Rajbiraj.
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