KURNOOL: In a horrific incident, a 45-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men in front of her husband near Kurnool district.
The rape survivor had filed a police complaint against the three accused at the Velugodu police station on Monday, August 3.
According to police, the victim along with her husband were residents of Jamminagar Thanda and had been working as guards at a bridge which was under construction on Galeru.
Three people from Narapureddy Kunta went to the survivor's locality on bikes and two of the four attacked the husband at midnight on July 31, and sexually assaulted his wife in front of him. Later, they escaped from the spot.
The woman said that the gang allegedly threatened her at knife-point and raped her.
Acting on the complaint, police have taken two of the accused into custody and are on the lookout of the one accused.
Police assured the tribal woman that they will nab the accused and will take a stern action against them. Meanwhile, Home Minister Mekatoti Sucharita and Women's Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma have directed the police to take strict action against the accused.