The woman and her husband, 35, had taken their baby to a pediatrician and were returning home on a motorbike in Muzaffarnagar
LUCKNOW — A 30-year-old woman was gang-raped by four men in front of her husband and infant son in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
The woman and her husband, 35, had taken their baby to a pediatrician and were returning home on a motorbike in Muzaffarnagar when they were waylaid by four men, who were carrying weapons, in a car.
They stopped them, snatched the baby from her and beat up the man. Criminal dragged them to a sugarcane field. They tied her husband to a tree and threatened to harm their child if they raised an alarm, the victim told the police.
They then took turns to rape the woman.
“Four men dragged me to a sugarcane farm and raped me at gun-point. They threatened to kill my child, also tied and beat up my husband,” the woman alleged according to news agency ANI.
Farmers from a nearby field heard their cries for help and came to their rescue but the four men had escaped by then.
The police were informed and the cops took the family to the hospital for treatment and her medical examination. A search for the accused is on, a senior police officer said.
“We are waiting for her medical report. A case has been registered against the four and investigation is underway,” said Ajay Sahdev, SP Rural, Muzaffarnagar. — Agencies