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Muzaffarnagar riots: 3 women allege gangrape

Last updated on: September 30, 2013 13:16 IST

Three women from Fugana village in the district have lodged separate police complaints that they were gangraped during the riots and their homes burnt down, police said on Monday. 

"Three women, in their written complaints to police yesterday (Sunday), have separately alleged that rioters attacked their houses and gangraped them during the riot in Fugana village," Additional SP (Rural) Alok Priya Darshi told media persons in Muazaffarnagar.

Police have registered three cases against 17 people in this connection at Fugana police station, he said.

The communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas claimed 62 lives and displaced over 40,000 people.

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