A 22-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by five persons, including a BJP corporator, near Dang Karera village in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

The accused, who were carrying weapons, raped the woman when she was returning from Shersha village along with her brother in-law on Monday night, an officer from Jigna Police Station said.

Woman gangraped by 5 persons in MP; BJP man among those accused
A protest following the December 16 Delhi gangrape which resulted in the death of a paramedical student (Pic - AFP)

The victim told the police that the accused stopped the two of them, attacked her brother-in-law and then raped her.

The victim has been sent for medical examination.

The accused include a BJP corporator of Datia Municipal Council, police said without divulging any further details.