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.
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.
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