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Victim at Muzaffarnagar relief camp raped by two youths

PTI | November 03, 2013, 23.11 pm IST

Muzaffarnagar: A riot victim at a relief camp here was allegedly gang raped by two youths at Jogya Kheri village in the Fugana area of the district, police said.

Tension prevailed in the area after the victim, whose family was displaced from their home at Fugana village, was raped on Saturday by two accused — identified as Sachin and Sunil Kumar.

The duo have been arrested after a complaint was lodged in the matter by the victim's father. Villagers had caught and thrashed the two accused before handing them over to police.

The victim, aged 20 years, was living along with her family at a relief camp in Jogya Kheri, police said. She was sent for a medical examination, which has confirmed rape, police added.

The duo accosted the victim when she had stepped out of the camp and raped her. They also threatened to kill her in case she mentioned the incident to anybody.

Riots in September in the area had left over 60 persons dead and rendered thousands homeless.

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