3 held for raping 22-year-old woman


 Three men have been arrested for gang raping a 22-year-old from Assam. The victim was raped on the pretext of a job offer by five men who called her to Tiruppur from Coimbatore.

 The woman in her complaint has stated that she already knew Rajesh Kumar and she has requested a job in Tiruppur as she is a single parent and had lost her job due to lockdown. On Tuesday, Rajesh Kumar picked up the women from Palladam and took her to his residence and introduced her to his brother and family. As Rajeshkumar couldn’t find her a job immediately he then asked his brother Raju to drop her at Palladam to catch the bus back to Coimbatore

. Using this opportunity, Raju along with 4 of his friends, took the woman to a secluded place and all 5 have took turns to rape her. The gang stole rupees 2000 and a mobile phone from her before dumping her.

 Based on the woman’s complaint, Tiruppur Police has arrested 3 of them so far and speaking to TDG Tiruppur SP Disha Mittal has said that they have formed 2 SITs formed to nab the other three and carry out the investigation.