25-year-old woman gang-raped in front of 5-year-old son by husband, 4 friends

Sneha Shah | Jun 5, 2020 18:19

In a horrific incident, a 25-year-old woman was allegedly forced to drink liquor by her husband and was later gang raped by the husband and four of his friends in front of their 5-year-old son. The incident took place on June 4 at around 8 pm at Puthukurichi near Puthanthoppu, Kerala.

In her police complaint, the woman claimed that her husband took her and their two children to the beach at Puthukurichi on Thursday (June 4) evening. From there, they went to her husband’s friend’s residence nearby. At the residence, all the men started drinking liquor.

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They later made her drink liquor forcibly, dragged her out to the bushes outside the house and gang raped her in front of her son. She further claimed that the men also inflicted burns on her body with cigarette butts. She told the police that after the incident, her husband warned her not to disclose it to anyone or file a complaint.

A police official told The daily, “The woman was rescued by a young man who found her in an inebriated state along the road. He took her in his car to her home and then informed police about the incident.” The police added that both the victim and her child are suspected to have beaten up by the accused.