Woman gang-raped by 3 men in front of her boyfriend on Goa beach
Panaji, May 26: A woman in her 20s was allegedly gang-raped by three men on a Goa beach on Thursday night, say reports. The shocking incident happened right in front of her boyfriend. The men first attacked the couple then raped the women, stated police report.
The incident happened at the Sernabhatim beach, 50 km from Panaji, the capital city of the coastal state.
A senior police officer told PTI that the accused first accosted the couple on the beach. Police are yet to find the culprits who are reportedly on the run.
"They stripped the couple, clicked their photographs and demanded money. Later, the three men gang-raped the woman, who is in her 20s, in front of her boyfriend," added the official.
South Goa Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas said the woman has been sent for medical examination, and reports are awaited. Police were questioning several suspects but no arrest has been made yet, Gawas said.
The incident has once again raised questions regarding the safety in and around Goa beaches popular among thousands of local and foreign tourists that visit the state round the year.