Tripura, 4 June-2014: Two women, including a school student, were gang-raped in two separate incidents in Tripura, police said today. A group of four persons entered a house when the schoolgirl was alone at Dakshin Takma, a remote tribal hamlet of South Tripura district on March 29 last, they said, adding, that they then took her to a desolate place and two of them raped her.
They then took her to a place, about four kilometres away from the crime scene and freed her. The girl took shelter at a local’s house, who after two days reported the matter to local police, police said. No one was arrested in this connection and initial investigations revealed that the perpetrators were unknown to the girl, they said.
Meanwhile, in another incident, three persons gang-raped a widow inside a Tata Sumo at Badharghat here last Tuesday night, police stated. The same night a police patrolling van discovered her inside the vehicle and took her to Agartala women police station where she alleged of being raped by three unknown persons inside the vehicle.
The incident happened when the woman, mother of one, who lost her husband recently, boarded the vehicle on Tuesday night to go to a sub-divisional town. During the course of her travel, two unknown persons got into the car and took the vehicle to a secluded place and raped her, police said. The driver of the vehicle was arrested when he came to recover the vehicle seized by the police, they said.