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Delhi: Gangraped woman jumps off balcony to escape, all 5 accused arrested

A 28-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by five men in east Delhi early on Sunday. The woman claimed that one of the accused, an acquaintance, offered to drop her home in south Delhi, but forcibly took her to a rented house where all five took turns to rape her.

She later escaped by jumping off the first floor balcony of the house. All accused have been arrested.

Three of the accused work at a BPO in Noida while another works at a finance company in south Delhi. One of them is unemployed. The woman is a divorcee with two children and works part time on a daily wage basis.

The woman told the police that on Saturday night, she met the youth known to her in south Delhi but when she boarded the car to be dropped home, two more people were already in it.

The accused forcibly took her to Pandav Nagar, saying they would first drop another occupant and then come back to Munirka. Once in Pandav Nagar , they forced her to accompany them to the house.

Two others soon joined them following which they raped her. The survivor said after she fell unconscious, they locked her in the room. After gaining consciousness on Sunday morning, she tried to call for help.

The youths soon returned to the room and as soon as one of them opened the balcony door, she rushed out and jumped off the balcony before they could reach her.

She then called police and told them about the crime. Police raided the Pandav Nagar house and arrested all five accused.

A medical examination of the woman has confirmed sexual assault.