Kendrapara, Dec 17 (LocalWire): Six people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 40-year-old widow in Marshaghai block of Kendrapara district, police said on Monday.
The woman was allegedly gang-raped on Friday night on suspicion of having an illicit affair with her employer, said police.
The complainant said the wife of her employer also accompanied the men – two brothers-in-law of the employer and their accomplices – to the crime scene.
The woman was staying with her daughter and son-in-law in Marshaghai area.
The miscreants barged into her house around midnight on Friday and took the woman, her son-in-law and house owner to a nearby fishery.
While the two men victims were beaten up, the accused took turns to rape the widow in a room till she lost her consciousness, said the Marshaghai police.
Later, they dumped the trio on the roadside.
The victim lodged a complaint on Saturday evening, following which the six accused were arrested on Sunday.