Congress leader, five others booked for widow's gangrape

Oct 21, 2013, 14:06 IST | PTI

A local Congress leader and five others have been booked for allegedly raping a widow here, police said today

The FIR was registered yesterday against Congress leader Yadram Chandel and five others Ompal, Raghu, Rizwan, Salman and an unidentified man at a city police station here, police said.

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According to the widow's complaint, Chandel and his five accomplices gangraped her on October 6, they said.

The 39-year-old victim, a resident of Mohalla Shambha in Bijnor, alleged that she had approached Chandel, former President of city Congress Committee to help her in getting a government accommodation, which he had promised to her.

On October 6, he took her to a secluded place near Ghanuwala village on Mandawar Road in a car in which 5 other persons were also sitting and raped her, she said.

The matter is being probed, police said.

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