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Haryana: Gangraped woman commits suicide in Rohtak

The woman was allegedly kidnapped from near her house on Friday night and gangraped by a group of five men from Rohtak.

A 24-year-old married woman, who was allegedly gangraped by five persons in Haryana’s Rohtak district, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her home, police said on Sunday. The woman was found lying unconscious in a village of Kalanaur sub-division of the district on Saturday, they said.

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The woman was allegedly kidnapped from near her house on Friday night and gangraped by a group of five men from Rohtak. After the incident, the woman took the extreme step by hanging herself in her home, DSP, Rohtak, Pushpa Khatri said. Earlier, the victim’s kin had told the police that the former had gone missing since Friday night when she went out out of her house to relieve herself.

The accused, presuming that the woman was dead, allegedly abandoned her in the fields of the next village. Some passersby spotted her on Saturday and informed the police, police said. She was later taken to a hospital in Rohtak by police where her medical examination was conducted.

The victim had on Saturday told the police that one of the accused Sunil, who has been arrested, hailed from her village, and he along with his friends took her to some place where they sexually assaulted her. “Efforts are on to arrest the other accused,” Khatri said.