8 Month Pregnant Woman Gang-Raped & Robbed In Maharashtra's Sangli District

| August 3 , 2018 , 12:25 IST

An eight-month-old pregnant woman was allegedly gang-raped and robbed by eight men on Tuesday.

The crime occurred around 6 AM on Tuesday when the woman, along with her hotelier husband, had gone to Turchi Phata in Tasgaon for a business meeting

While speaking to News World India, Police Inspector Umesh Dandil said, “The woman had gone to a hotel with her husband to look for a job for him. Her husband was beaten up by a waiter and his friends who raped her and later took her jewellery. The woman had refused for a medical examination and further probe in the case is still on."

One of the accused had earlier called the couple to Turchi Phata, claiming a couple was ready to work for them and asked him to bring Rs 20,000 as advance payment. When the couple reached the spot, the accused thrashed them with pipes and sticks, robbed their cash and the lady’s gold ornaments.

The group then tied the husband, locked him inside his vehicle and allegedly gang-raped the woman even as she pleaded them to let her go.

The woman has named four of the eight accused - Mukund Mane, Sagar, Javed Khan and Vinod in her complaint. Taking serious note, Maharashtra State Commission for Women Chairperson Vijaya Rahatkar has written a letter to the Sangli Superintendent of Police to personally take charge of the case and submit a detailed report of the incident.