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Woman gang-raped on pretext of offering lift in Shamli village:Uttar Pradesh

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by three youths on the pretext of giving her lift in neighbouring Shamli district, police said.

The victim was given a lift by the accused who drove her on a bike to an isolated area in Khandarwali village under Kotwali police station area in the district on Thursday and took chances to rape her at pistol point, police said.According to a complaint lodged by the survivor's mother, the woman has stepped out of her home to withdraw money from a bank for purchasing medicines when the accused offered her lift.A case has been registered and the hunt is on to nab the absconding accused, they added.

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