Kanpur/Guwahati: A woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur was allegedly raped for which six persons have been detained by the police.
The girl had gone to Kanpur to attend an event when men from affluent families allegedly gang-raped her. When the girl started shouting, people nearby intervened and she was saved from the situation.
According to the police, one person tried to rape her. As per reports, some affluent men organised events and sent an invitation to the woman from Assam to attend the event in Kanpur. The woman who was allegedly gang-raped had been called earlier as well. When the woman had come to Kanpur, at night some men tried to gang rape her.
The police learnt about the incident when the accused fled the scene and the locals intervened to save the girl.
It is being reported that the police have been trying to hide the incident. When the matter was picked up by the media, the police registered an FIR under Section 376 of IPC.