UP: 4 held for rape bid on Dalit woman

DN Bureau

Four people were arrested for allegedly abducting and trying to rape a Dalit woman in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

4 held for rape bid on Dalit woman (Representational Image)
4 held for rape bid on Dalit woman (Representational Image)

Muzaffarnagar: Four people were arrested for allegedly abducting and trying to rape a Dalit woman in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

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Manzur, Israr, Mukarram and Manzur abducted the 30-year-old married woman from her house in Thana Bhawan town on Monday, Circle Officer (CO) Amit Saxena said.

Reportedly, the woman's brother-in-law had eloped with a girl related to one of the accused recently. The abduction and rape bid was to avenge the perceived dishonour, police sources said.

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"We rescued the woman and arrested the four," Saxena said, adding that the matter was being probed. (PTI)

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