Woman gangraped on pretext of giving lift

Meerut: A woman was allegedly gangraped in a house here by three youths, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place on Monday when the victim, a resident of Janpad Hapur village had come to a weekly market near Budhana gate, police said.

She was offered a lift by three youths, who later forcefully took her to the house in Fatehullalpur area and gave a drink laced with sedatives following which the woman fell unconscious. The youths then took turns to rape her, they said.

A case has been registered against three youths on the basis of a complaint filed by the woman.

According to the complaint, the accused, after gangraping the victim, took her to Hapud village where they pushed her from the moving car and fled the spot, police said, adding, victim took the lift as one of the accused was known to her.

Two of the accused have been identified as Rashid and Mashru, they said.

Efforts to the nab the three accused are on, police said.