RAIPUR: A woman was allegedly gang-raped in an auto-rickshaw by the driver and his friend when she was out to look for her husband on Tuesday night in Durg district.
The duo drove her down near an over-bridge, raped her, then took her on a ride till 3am and raped her again before dropping her off, the woman stated. The matter was reported to police on Wednesday night followed by arrest of accused amid agitation staged by locals.
Talking to TOI, Durg ASP Shashimohan Singh said that the duo accused identified as Santosh Sahu and Samish Chouhan picked the woman from Anjora Chowki in Durg at 8pm on Tuesday when she was looking for an auto to go to Birejhar area.
The auto-driver's friend Samish was already sitting in the auto and the driver waited for other passengers.