Trafficked Bangladeshi women raped in IndiaNew Age Online
Two Bangladeshi young women were allegedly gang-raped on a boat while crossing over to Gaighata in South 24-Parganas on Sunday, The Times of India reported Monday.
Border Security Force of India deployed at the Angrail camp rescued the two and handed them over to police. The women are now getting treatment at the Bongaoan sub-divisional hospital, where they also underwent medical tests.
According to police, the two women, aged 18 and 20, were accompanied by a local youth who allegedly promised them jobs in Kolkata. They took the boat from Daulatpur. While crossing the Ichhamati, the youth and the two boatmen allegedly gang-raped the two.
The women told police that they were thrown off the boat near the border fencing in Gaighata where the BSF team found them and handed them over to Gaighata police after giving them first aid.
Police took them to Bongaon sub-divisional city where they are getting treatment. A medical test was also performed to establish if their claim of sexual assault was correct.
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