Madhya Pradesh: Woman alleges rape after husband loses her in gambling

The woman alleged that sometime back her husband "lost her" in a gambling bet to two people. Later the men allegedly raped her claiming they had "won her from her husband" who had put her at stake in a game of gambling, a police officer said.

By: PTI | Indore | Updated: July 12, 2017 9:01 pm
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A 38-year-old woman has claimed she was raped by two men after her husband “lost her” to them in a game of gambling in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, police said on Wednesday. The woman registered a complaint during a weekly public hearing organised by police here yesterday. However, a case is
yet to be registered. The woman alleged that sometime back her husband “lost her” in a gambling bet to two people. Later the men allegedly raped her claiming they had “won her from her husband” who had put her at stake in a game of gambling, a police officer said.

The woman said she separated from her husband after the incident but he and the two men were constantly harassing her, the officer said. Indore’s Women Police Station in-charge Jyoti Sharma told PTI that all persons concerned have been summoned to record their statements on the woman’s complaint. “Since the allegations are yet to be corroborated, no case has been registered so far,” Sharma said.

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    rajan
    Jul 13, 2017 at 4:59 am
    Back to Mahabharata times under BJP rule in the state as well as at the centre. What a pity that in a country where the PM is all the time boasting of smart cities, bullet trains, its uneducated citizenry is going back to medieval times with lightning speed.
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