Muzaffarnagar: As the nation continues to boil in anger over crime against women, another brutal incident of rape has been reported from Delhi-Dehradun national highway in Muzaffarnagar.
A 26-year-old woman was gangraped in a moving car allegedly by two men after they threw her three-year-old child from the vehicle on Monday.
The incident took place on Delhi-Dehradun national highway.
The child was immediately rushed to a hospital by the villagers and he is out of danger.
The woman was later dropped from the car in Chapar area on the highway in the district, SP (city) Ombir Singh said.
A case has been registered against the absconding accused, and the woman has been sent for medical examination, Singh said.
According to a complaint lodged by the victim, she was called by one of the accused RK Mehata on the pretext of giving her a job. She was raped by Mehata and his friend after they gave her some alcoholic drink laced with sedatives.
She lodged the complaint after she regained her consciousness, Singh said.
Recently, rape cases in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao sparked nationwide outrage over crimes against women. Under pressure, the Government of India brought an ordinance, making rapes of children punishable with death.