Woman gang-raped in Tamil Nadu, 10 arrested

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 16:01 hrs

Virudhachalam (Tamil Nadu): A 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by 10 people on the banks of Manimuktha river near Virudhachalam in Tamil Nadu, police said on Wednesday.

All the ten accused were arrested on Tuesday, police said.

The woman, hailing from Gurumangalam village in Cuddalore district, was speaking to her relative on the banks of the river when the gang members pounced on them.

The gang attacked the women's relative when he tried to protect her and later raped her, police said.

Based on the women's complaint, police registered a case and admitted her to Mundiampakkam Medical College hospital.

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