Woman gang-raped over loan repayment in UP’s Kanpur

Kanpur: A 34-year-old married woman was allegedly raped inside a car by four men in Barra area of Govind Nagar here, over a monetary dispute between one of the accused and the victim’s husband, police said today.

The incident reportedly occurred last night when the victim and her husband were travelling to Babupurwa. One Bablu Gupta intercepted them on the road and asked the man to repay a loan of Rs 10,000, a police spokesperson said.

When the woman’s husband asked for more time, Bablu allegedly forced both of them inside the van and hit the husband on his head with a bottle when he protested, police said.

The woman was allegedly raped by Bablu and four of his associates in the van and were later dumped in Barra, they said.

Station Officer (SO) of Govind Nagar police station Vinod Sharma said the woman and her husband have been sent for medical examination and action would be initiated after the report arrives. (PTI)