08 December 2019
Sambalpur: A married woman was allegedly raped by four youths at a deserted location here on Saturday. The woman was spotted in semi-conscious state by locals near Bareipali. The matter was reported to Ainthapali police which rushed to the spot and shifted her to VSS Medical College and Hospital.
After regaining consciousness the woman revealed that she belongs to a village near Hirakud and had come to Sambalpur for some work on Saturday. On her way back home at Bareipali, she was offered lift by two persons who forcibly took her to a deserted locality near Densargi.
She was first raped by these two persons and later two others joined them. According to the victim she was gang-raped by the four persons overnight. Later she was abandoned near Bareipali area from where the woman was rescued.
The woman was rescued at 10:30 am today morning and came back in senses at around 6 pm. On the basis of her statement, Ainthapali police have detained four persons and initiated a probe.
“Four persons have been detained in this case, one among them is the prime accused. While they are being interrogated, the degree of involvement of the rest is under probe. Collection of evidence and other formalities have been expedited,” Sambalpur SP, KV Singh said.