Mumbai: Woman out for house-hunting with husband gang-raped by 8 in front of her husband

Mumbai: Mumbai police said that a 28-year-old woman was allegedly raped by 8 persons in suburban Jogeshwari in Mumbai while she was hunting for an accommodation. Police also said that 7 of the accused were arrested on Tuesday.


This incident occurred at Amboli last night when the victim woman and her husband were searching for an accommodation at Shamnagar slum with the help of a woman.

They said that it got late in the night, the couple chose to stay at the house of the woman.

They further said that after sometime, 8 persons barged into the house and gang-raped the victim in front of her husband before fleeing.

Mumbai Police spokesperson – DCP Ashok Dudhe said that after the incident, the woman and her husband reached Amboli Police Station to file a complaint. Police registered a case against eight persons, one of them had criminal records.

Under the relevant section of IPC, a case has been registered against eight persons in this connection at Amboli Police Station.

The officials said that Seven accused were arrested on Tuesday while one person is still at large. The official said that all of them fall in the age bracket of 20-25.

The police said that the woman was admitted to a hospital and is stated to be stable.