A woman in West Bengal’s Birbhum district was allegedly gangraped by three men who drove a glass bottle in her private parts, police said on Monday.
The woman was allegedly raped early on Monday by the three youth, who were apparently inebriated. She is in a critical condition in a local hospital. She needs to be urgently operated upon but cannot be moved to a bigger hospital because of her physical condition, police said.
The woman told police that around 1:30 am on Monday the men barged into her house, located in Sainthia — about 195 km from state capital Kolkata. The men – one of whom was known to her — then tied her hands and gagged her before allegedly raping her.
Hearing her muffled cries, the woman’s 13-year-old daughter woke up and came out of her bedroom, adjacent to the woman’s room. The daughter said that she screamed but no neighbours came to help her.
The woman was taken to the hospital on Monday morning, more than five hours after the alleged rape.
This is the latest case of sexual assault to have rocked the state in recent years, after the Park Street rape case in February and the Kamduni rape case in 2013.