A 50-year-old woman has been allegedly gang-raped and brutalized in UP’s Baudaun, by three men including a priest and his two disciples on Sunday night in western Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district. Two men have been arrested and a case has been registered against them, police said.

According to the post-mortem report, an iron rod was inserted into the woman’s private parts. It was also found that the woman’s lung was punctured. According to sources, The Anganwadi worker went to a temple on Sunday evening and never returned. Locals of the village have alleged that around 12 am, a car rider and two other men escaped, leaving the woman bleeding.

In the latest development to the Badaun gang-rape case, one of the three accused has been arrested by Uttar Pradesh police.

As per The SSP of Badaun Sankalp Sharma said, “In the case of the death of a 50-year-old woman under suspicious circumstances, an accused has been arrested and a has been case registered against him under Sections 302 and 376D of the Indian Penal Code.”


While talking to ANI, Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Budaun, Sankalp Sharma said that four teams have been formed to nab the three accused.

“Under Ughaiti police station area of Budaun, the body of a 50-year-old lady was found in the mysterious condition. Based on the Post mortem report and complaint by the relatives, a case has been registered against three people under Sections 376 (rape) and 302 (murder) of IPC. Four teams have been formed to nab the accused,” Sharma said.


The police had registered a case against three people, Mahant Baba Satyanarayana, his disciple Vedram and driver Jaspal, at the behest of the victim’s family.


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