Kolkata: In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gang raped in a moving car by three youth early on Monday in the city’s posh satellite town Salt Lake, Kolkata.
As per the sources, the victim, who had come to the city some time back, wanted to go to a local restaurant, but reportedly got confused with the route and landed in the Sector V area.
She asked the youths about the correct direction when they arrived in the area in a car. They offered her a lift, and sped off the moment she boarded it. “She was raped in the running vehicle,” said a police officer.
The youths raped her in the car and then threw her out. A taxi driver noticed her lying at a desolate spot near Baishakhi and took her to her house Baguihati.
A case under Section 376 G (gangrape) has been filed at the Electronic Complex police station under the Bidhannagar Commissionerate.
“The victim said she was physically tortured inside the car and was molested. The local police have begun to investigate the matter” said an official.
The woman has been admitted to Bidhannagar sub-divisional hospital for medical examination.
As per police reports, the woman worked at a restaurant and used to stay as a paying guest at Baguihati area for the past three years.
First Published | 31 May 2016 10:20 AM