A 22-year-old woman from Panchkula district in Haryana has been allegedly raped by 40 men after holding her captive in a guest house for four days from July 15 to 18, PTI reported on Friday.
The Chandigarh Police lodged an FIR in Manimajra police station after the woman approached them with the complaint, the case has been transferred to the Panchkula Police, under whose jurisdiction the alleged incident took place.
The woman stated in a complaint filed with the Chandigarh Police on Thursday that one of the accused was known to her husband and had promised to provide her a job at a tourist attraction in Panchkula.
Two staff members of the guest house have been arrested in relation with the incident, said Ranjit Singh the station house officer at the Manimajra Police Station to a leading media house adding that the district and sessions court in Panchkula has sent them to 14 days judicial custody.
"One of the accused had promised a job to her at the guest house. He had agreed to employ her at a monthly salary of Rs 11,000 to 12,000 for cleaning the guest house. We did not know anybody, except him," claimed the woman’s husband.
"Every day, about 10 men would brutalise her and this continued for four days between July 15 and 18. Then she somehow managed to call me over phone and told me that she was in great trouble. I spoke to the guest house manager and told him to leave her or else I would call the police. My wife later reached home and narrated the ordeal after which we lodged a police complaint," he said.