UPDATE: Woman in Kolkata allegedly gang-raped in a moving vehicle, 3 cab drivers held
UPDATE: Woman in Kolkata allegedly gang-raped in a moving vehicle, 3 cab drivers held

KOLKATA: According to sources, a woman has reported to authorities that she was kidnapped and gang-raped by at least four men in a moving car through the night at Salt Lake, the upmarket township in Kolkata.

According to the woman (28), she had come to Sector 5 in Salt Lake, which houses several IT offices to get something to eat. However, when she arrived at the area, she lost her way and then confronted a man for directions. She saw the man speaking on the phone as she walked away. Moments later, a car pulled up in front of her and four men, including the man who gave directions, dragged her inside, she said.

According to the woman the men in the car drove around and raped her repeatedly till early morning. After this hideous act, she was then thrown out of the vehicle near a bus stop.

A taxi driver found her in the morning and took her to the local police station.

A case of gang-rape has been filed, police said, adding that they have some leads on the vehicle and the men involved.

The woman was sent for a medical exam and is still in hospital, according to last reports. According to the police three cab drivers have been apprehended and one is still on the run.

(Agencies)

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