Woman gang-raped in car on highway in UP

Woman gang-raped in car on highway in UP

A woman was reportedly gang-raped in a moving car by two men, who threw her three-year-old child from the vehicle on Monday evening, on the Delhi-Dehradun national highway here, the police said.

The child was rushed to a hospital by villagers and is now out of danger.

The attackers dropped the 26-year-old victim off at the Chapar area of the highway in the district, Superintendent of Police Ombir Singh on Tuesday.

A case has been registered against the absconding accused and the woman has been sent for medical examination, he said.

According to a complaint lodged by the victim, she was called by one of the accused, R K Mehata, on the pretext of giving her a job.

She was raped by Mehata and his friend after giving her an alcoholic drink laced with sedatives.