Dalit Woman Gang-raped at Gunpoint in UP’s Kanpur Dehat District, Former Village Head Among Accused

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    Dalit Lady Gang-raped at Gunpoint in UP’s Kanpur Dehat District, Former Town Head Amongst Charged

    Women display a banner and placards as they attend a protest against the growing rape cases. (File photo)

    Women display a banner and placards as they go to a demonstration against the growing rape cases. (File image)

    According to a grievance, the accused duo barged into your house when the female (22) was alone and raped her one by one at gunpoint, and threatened her of dire effects if she spoke about the event to anyone.

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    A Dalit female was allegedly raped at gunpoint by 2 men, including a previous town head, in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh, cops said on Sunday. “The occurrence took location a week back, however the cops were notified about the supposed gang-rape on Sunday,” Superintendent of Police (Kanpur Dehat) Keshav Kumar Choudhary said.

    According to a complaint filed by the victim’s parents, the accused duo barged into their house when the 22- year-old lady was alone and raped her one by one at gunpoint. They then left after threatening her of alarming consequences if she dared to discuss the incident to anyone.

    A case has actually been signed up under appropriate areas of IPC and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Avoidance of Atrocities) Act, 1989 in the matter, Choudhary said. Three authorities teams headed by SHO Derapur, circle officer and additional SP apart from SWAT team have actually been formed to detain the absconding implicated, he added.

    The incident comes close on the heels of the gangrape-murder of another Dalit lady in Hathras that had actually drawn intense outrage after alleged apathy of the administration.


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