29-year-old woman raped at gun-point in Mumbai
MUMBAI: A 29-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man at
gun-point near Bhayandar railway station in Thane district, police said on
At least two persons were involved in the crime that took place
on May 30 at a place opposite an ATM near the Bhayandar railway station between
2.30 pm and 5 pm, said sub-inspector Aparna Whatkar of Navghar police station.
The woman had named one Deepak (full name not known) and another
unidentified man in her complaint, police said. The unidentified person put the
revolver on the woman’s head while Deepak allegedly raped her, they said.
However, police did not elaborate on whether the two were known
to the woman or they had waylaid her.
A search is on for the two accused, they said. After a medical
examination of the woman, a case was registered against the duo under sections
376 (rape), 377 (unnatural offences), 506(2) rw 34 and also under sections 3
and 25 of the Arms Act.