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Dalit woman gangraped in MP; seven booked

September 17, 2012 19:51 IST

A Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped multiple times over a period of four months at Khargone Kala village here by seven persons, the police said on Monday.

The 22-year-old victim was kidnapped in May this year when she was going to her in-law's place at Jamania Gade by Raees Khan, Imran, Khalil and Annu, who confined her in a room in the village, Additional Superintendent of police Bhagwant Singh Girde told reporters.

They along with three others identified as Gaffar, Javed and Younus allegedly gangraped the woman since then, police said. The victim somehow managed to escape from their captivity and reached Kalapipal police station yesterday and registered a first information report with the police following which the accused were booked, the ASP said.

A search is on to nab the culprits, police added.

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