2 men posing as Cops gang rape a woman in Tamil Nadu

A young woman was allegedly raped by two men claiming to be policemen in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu.

Police report that the woman was in the company of a male friend in a forest area near Karaikudi.

The two men, who claimed themselves to be policemen, said that their senior officer had to make an enquiry and took her away on a motorcycle. After assaulting her sexually, they dropped her back to the bus stand at 4.30 am.

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The woman has been admitted in the hospital. She has been medically examined and the reports confirm that she has been raped.

District police had launched a combing operation at night after her male friend alerted the night patrol police, and no arrests have been made. “We are continuing our combing operation. We have some leads,” said a police officer.

A similar incident happened in Chennai last year, where a college student was raped by a man posing as policeman.

Sharanya Bharathwaj

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