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Pune shocker: Woman thrashed for wearing short dress

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Pune, May 9: A woman has allegedly been trashed for wearing short dress and roaming with men in Pune, media reported on Monday.

A 22-year-old woman allegedly thrashed by a group of men while she was returning home with her friends from the sangeet rehearsal for her friend's wedding on May 1, reported the Mid-Day.

Pune: Woman thrashed over short dress

The victim was dragged out of the car, attacked and threatened by the group of men Lullanagar main signal.

"How can you wear such a short dress and roam with two males at such a time? In Pune, this is not allowed," this is what she was told by men.

The incident came to light after police agreed to register an FIR a week after the incident.

"I dialled 100, but no one answered. The cops arrived an hour later and filed an NC (non cognisable) complaint. After I got to know what an NC is, I visited the Kondhwa police station so many times. I finally managed to file a proper case on Sunday," said the traumatised victim.

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Two of the accused men, Amit Mukhedkar and Shubham Gupta, have been arrested. The hunt is on to nab other accused in this case.

The police did not comment on the delay in filing the FIR, but said, "We have registered an FIR under Sections 354, 323, 504 and 34 of the IPC and have arrested Mukhedkar and Gupta."

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