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Woman Gang-Raped In Bihar's Patna While Taking Dip In River Ganga, Incident Filmed

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| October 3 , 2018 , 18:10 IST

In a shocking incident from Bihar, a woman was raped, while she was taking bath in river Ganga in the capital city Patna.

According to media reports, the woman was dragged out of the river and the two men took turns to rape her. Police have arrested two people in connection with the case. The accused are identified as Shivpujan Mahto is a driver and was arrested on Monday while he was driving towards Barh and Vishal was apprehended on Wednesday morning.

The incident came into light after a video shot by the accused, went viral on social media. In the video, the woman can be seen pleading with the accused and asking them to consider the sanctity of Ganga River. But the accused did not budge and threatened her.

According to reports in the local media, villagers alleged that when the woman reached the concerned police station to lodge her complaint against the culprits, the policemen refused to register a FIR.

SSP Patna Manu Maharaaj said that they have arrested two men, including Mahto and Vishal, who recorded the crime. A minor girl, whom Mahto had lured into accompanying him, was also rescued.