Jharkhand Woman Out For Stroll With Fiance Gang-Raped, 5 Arrested: Cops

The incident took place when couple was out for a stroll, police said. (Representational)

Chaibasa, Jharkhand:

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum when she was out with her fiance, police said on Friday.

The incident happened near Barijal village in Mufassil police station area on Thursday evening when the couple was out for a stroll, they said.

After allegedly raping her, the group of men took her bag and mobile phone with them, leaving her at the secluded place, they added.

The fiance somehow managed to escape from the spot and call the police.

A police team was soon sent to the spot, and after providing her fast aid, she was sent to the Sadar hospital for treatment, SP Ashutosh Shekhar said.

Acting on the inputs provided by the woman, police arrested five people from Kitaguttu village on Friday, he said.

Police also recovered the bag and mobile phone, he added.

A case has been filed, and an investigation underway, the SP said.

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