- A group of armed youths tied a man to a tree and raped his wife and 15-year-old daughter in India
- The three were passing through the Sondiha area on a motorcycle when they were waylaid by the youths, who were carrying firearms
- 20 youths were arrested following the incident; and the victims have been able to identity two of their attackers
A senior Indian Police official has disclosed that a group of armed youths tied a man to a tree and raped his wife and 15-year-old daughter in the Gaya district, Bihar.
The gang waylaid the family as they were crossing the area on a motorcycle near Sondiha village in Konch Police Station area, Punch reports.
Legit.ng gathers that 20 youths were arrested, following the unfortunate incident.
The inspector general of Police, Patna zone, Naiyar Hasnain Khan, said: “The three were passing through Sondiha on a motorcycle when they were waylaid by the youths, carrying firearms. They raped the mother and the daughter after tying the father to a tree.
“It also came to light during the investigation, that before the gang-rape incident, the same group of youths snatched away mobile phones and cash from a couple of students passing through the village.
“The victims identified two of the arrested youths.”
Khan further disclosed that the station house officer (SHO) has been suspended with immediate effect for the lapse on his part; and that efforts are underway to arrest others involved in the crime.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a mother-of-one was divorced by her husband via text message after confessing to being gang raped in Meerut, India.
The 25-year-old woman, who was not named, received a message saying "talaq" meaning "I divorce you", three times, after telling her husband about being gang-raped by their neighbours.
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