Gun pointed at husband, woman gangraped; 2 detained


A homemaker was supposedly assaulted by two men, who took turns to sexually attack her, while the other held a weapon to her better half’s head. The episode occurred at the survivor’s brother-in-law’s flat at Thakurpukur on Tuesday night.

The denounced duo initially burst into the flat around midnight and dragged the couple’s child (4) and little girl (8) out; they took them to a close-by lake and debilitated them into staying put there. By and by, the denounced come back to the flat, overpowered the survivor’s better half and tied him up and proceeded to purportedly sexually assualt the lady. Frightened by her sobs for help, neighbors rushed to the house and got one of the charged, Piglu Pramanik.

He was dragged to the Bishnupur police headquarters. Amid cross examination, the police learnt about the whereabouts of his associate, Nitai Sardar, who was gathered together from a hideout on Wednesday morning.

The couple and their children had gone to the flat on Monday night to spend a couple days there. The flat was purchased by the sufferer brother-in-law, who is yet to move there from his rented home in Budge.

Addl SP Diamond Harbor Chandrasekhar Bardhan stated, “We have captured the two denounced and accused them of rape under Section 376 of IPC.”

The denounced were produced at Alipore court and were remanded to 10-day police guardianship.”