A resident of Chitrakoot district was allegedly raped by Three armed men, who took her husband and brother-in-law hostage at gunpoint in a forest near Bhadawal village. The woman, had yesterday come to Gaurikhanpur village here along with her husband and brother-in-law to meet their relatives. At returning to their home, the incident took place when the family was crossing a river on Banda-Chitrakoot border. After the act, they fled from the spot.
On the basis of a complaint, an FIR was lodged against the three accused men late last night, police said. Police have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits, they said, adding the woman has been sent for medical examination.