Manjeshwar, Aug 06: A young woman was allegedly kidnapped by a gang of 3 persons and was reportedly rapped in a rubber plantation land near Paivalike on August 4, Monday. The culprits stabbed the women who raised a cry and escaped from the scene.
The 21 years old victim was later rushed to Kasargod hospital by the locals. The incident was reported from Sunnada Bayar near Paivalike.
It is learnt that, the victim girl was returning home from Bayar market, at Sunnada Bayar near Paivalike when a history sheeter Zakir and two others dragged her to a nearby rubber plantation and allegedly raped her. When the girl tried to escape they stabbed her. Hearing her cries locals rushed to the spot, by when the assailants had fled the scene.
As news spread like wildfire, people gathered outside the house of the accused Zakir and staged a protest. Zakir is also involved in several crimes, locals said.
Police are investigating on the case.