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MP: Seven unidentified men gangrape Swiss woman, case registered


Hemender Sharma,CNN-IBN
Mar 16, 2013 at 12:05pm IST

Bhopal: A Swiss woman was allegedly gangraped by seven men in the Datia district in Madhya Pradesh. The woman was cycling along with her husband from Orchha in MP to Agra in Uttar Pradesh.

The couple was camping near Jhadia village when seven men allegedly looted them and raped the woman. A case has been registered against seven unidentified people in Datia Civil Lines police station in Madhya Pradesh.

Reports say the woman's husband was also beaten up. The men also stole the couple's laptop and fled the scene.

The police have identified the age group of the seven accused on the basis of the complaint. The woman has been taken to the Gwalior hospital. The police have also cordoned off the forest area where the incident happened.

"The couple had cycled into the forest where they stopped to rest. A group of men confronted them and tried to steal their laptop. The victim is undergoing medical examination. We have been searching the forest but the culprits are still absconding," Police officer MI Dhodi said.

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