Girl jumps from second floor to escape rape in West Bengal

The incident happened when the woman, who is a resident of Liluah in Howrah, went to her boyfriend's place who told her that his sister wanted to meet her.

New Delhi | Updated: March 7, 2016 3:04 pm
Capture1 The incident happened in Liluah, Howrah district.

A young woman jumped from the second floor of a two-storey house in Liluah in Howrah district to evade an alleged sexual assault, a police official said on Monday.

The incident occured at Payerabagan area in Liluah on Sunday, he said.

The woman jumped from building, after three men, including her boyfriend, allegedly tried to rape her. She survived the jump and was immediately hospitalised.

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The youths allegedly got drunk and tried to induce the woman into drinking, the official said.

Suspecting foul play, the woman jumped from the roof of the house to evade assault, the official said, adding she sustained injuries on her head and was rushed to a local hospital by the youths.

She was later released after first aid.

The three accused namely Nonto Bose, Samir Nayak and Chotan have been booked with charges of molestation. The three youths who would be produced in court later.

With agency inputs

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