Lucknow: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by seven men for over more than a month, police said on Tuesday.
The woman, who is a teacher, got in touch with 22-year-old Salman and they got into a relationship. Salman promised to marry her, police said. A few months later, Salman started keeping the victim secluded from her friends and family and during this period she was sexually exploited by Salman’s friends and relatives, police said. The other than accused have been identified as Zulfikar, Munna, Babbu Khan, Wakuar Khan, Sohail and Faizan.
The victim went to the police and registered a complaint against the seven accused after escaping from Salman’s clutches. In a separate incident, two persons allegedly raped and murdered a 20-year-old woman in Bilaspur Tehsil. The parents of the victim lodged a complaint into the matter, police said, adding that an investigation has been launched into the matter.