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India: Woman gang-raped on 'elders' orders'

Police in India's West Bengal state have arrested 13 men in connection with a gang rape of a woman, allegedly on the orders of village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.

Officers said the the pre-meditated attack on Monday night was prompted by the relationship between a tribal woman and a non-tribal man from a nearby village.

The 20-year-old woman has been admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

Rahul Tandon reports.

  • 23 Jan 2014
  • From the section India
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