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Rape for denying dowry: Karimganj woman raped by husband and his two friends

A newly-wed woman in Karimganj district was raped by her husband and his two friends just within three days of her marriage when the woman’s family couldn’t meet the demands for dowry. Based on a complaint filed by the woman, her husband was taken into custody by Karimganj police on 22nd April 2018.

According to the complaint filed by the woman, she claimed that her husband had demanded gold jewellery as dowry and when his demands weren’t met, her husband along with two of his friends raped her on 17th April 2018.

The incident came to light only when the woman had gone to a government hospital for medical treatment in a critical condition, the police said. The police is now on a hunt to nab the husband’s friends.