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J’khand shocker: 8-10 men gang-rape Spanish woman

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RANCHI: A 45-year-old female Spanish national was allegedly

gang raped

in Jharkhand’s

Dumka

district late on Friday night. The incident occurred in the Kurumahat area under Hansdiha police station.
According to information, the victim was out on bike with her husband when she claimed that about 8-10 people intercepted her and dragged her to a secluded place to commit the crime.

Talking to TOI, Dumka SP Pitamber Singh Kherwar said that they have detained three persons and further probe is on. He said, “At around 10:30pm-11pm, the woman stopped a police van which was on patrol in the area for help. She had some bruise injuries too. The policemen took her to the hospital where she told doctors that she was raped. We are looking into the case.”
He added that they are getting a medical examination done of the victim. “Three persons have been detained for questioning,” he said.

About the Spanish couple, he said the administration didn’t have any information about their visit to Dumka or the place they were camping in. “The couple are bikers who are touring places and keep camping at different locations from time to time on their journey. Police are collecting further details,” he said.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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