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Madhya Pradesh rocked by four rape cases

Bhopal: Four incidents of rape including two gang rapes have rocked Madhya Pradesh since Sunday, officials said on Monday.

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A young woman has been allegedly gang-raped by four men in Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh. She is undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Police have registered a case over the incident that took place in Udaypura village area. All four accused are on the run.

"The matter seems doubtful. A case of gang-rape has been registered on the basis of the complaint by the victim's family. Besides, a probe is on as well," Bijawar Police Station in-charge Shivshankar Mishra said on Monday.

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Also, a widow was allegedly gang-raped by four youth in Betul. The victim told police she was violated after being abducted by the youth. A case has been registered.

In Surkhi in Sagar district, a girl student of Class 10 was allegedly raped by "a close relative". The accused has been arrested, Superintendent of Police Satyendra Shukla said.

Another minor was allegedly raped in Indore. A case has been booked by police against the accused.

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Hitting out at the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government over the incidents of rape, Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath said "the state has become a centre of rapes".

Reacting to it, Minister of State for Cooperatives Vishwas Sarang said: "Kamal Nath has insulted the people of the state by his statement and he should apologise."



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