New Delhi: The police on Tuesday said, a 22 year-old-woman in the northern Indian state of Haryana was pulled out of a car and raped in front of her husband and brother-in-law who were held at gunpoint.
The police said the incident took place on Sunday night in Sector 56 of Gurugram on the outskirts of New Delhi.
” We have arrested four persons in this regard”, police added.
“On Sunday night a woman, her husband, and brother-in-law were returning from a function in a car, when they stopped near the business park tower, the woman’s husband got out of the car to use the toilet, suddenly two cars stopped near them and four men came out and dragged the woman out of the car,” police said.
“One of the men took the woman and raped her while others held her husband and her brother-in-law at gunpoint.”
Before running away, the men warned the woman and her husband not to report the incident to the police, reports say.
Women in India are being sexually exploited, assaulted brutally on a daily basis. Even after Supreme Court’s historic judgment, which pronounced a death sentence for the culprits of Nirbhaya, Nirbhaya was gang-raped on December 16, 2012.
According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2013 annual report, Rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India.