Raped by two men, case reported as video went viral on social media
A woman in Uttar Pradesh had been gang raped by two men on 24 April. The assault however, came to light recently as the footage of the rape was discovered online by the victim’s relatives.
The two men had been identified as Talib and Salman. A First Information Report stated that the woman went to fetch water at a well when she was attacked by the two men. However, the victim fail to file a complaint on the same day, as she feared her parents.
A case was filed only when a video of the rape was uploaded online by the accused. The victim and her parents then came forward and reported the case to the police. The victim’s relatives call for severe sanctions against the accused and had threaten to commit suicide if the assaulters were not given life sentence or death penalty.