Woman Assaulted, Raped by a Gang Near Bengaluru

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Woman assaulted, raped by friends of her husband near Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: A woman was assaulted and gang-raped by three men in Kudur in Magadi taluk in Ramanagara, near Bengaluru.

The gang is said to be her husband’s friends and the incident took place on Saturday night.

Police said the miscreants broke open her house door and barged inside. They first assaulted her and then raped her.

Her husband, a lorry driver, was out of station on work for the past two months.

Police said the three men first knocked at the door of the victim and asked for her husband’s phone number. The victim told them to come next morning and closed the window. “They lost their cool and started banging the door. They door got damaged and they barged in. They held her captive and took turns to rape her. In her statement to the police, the three raped her till early morning and fled,” a police official said.

The incident came to light when she cried for help and approached neighbours, who informed the police. A team visited the spot and carried out the probe.

The police have shifted the survivor to Rajarajeshwari Nagar Hospital in Bengaluru.

The accused have been identified as Purushottam (32), Manjunath (27) and Kardi (25), all residents of Magadi and currently on the run.

Special teams have been formed to nab the three culprits.