The Kamrup(rural) police have arrested three persons on Friday a day after the trio along with 4 others gangraped a woman in Rangiya after beating up her husband. According to police, Pankaj Das, Tilak Das and Nareshwar Das have been held in this connection while search operation is on to nab Sonmoni Das, Prabhat Das, Satish Das and Dipak Das.
The incident took place on Thursday night when 7 persons stormed into a house in Kekenikuchi where a newly-wed couple from Baska stayed for the night. They assaulted the husband and took away the woman to a nearby jungle to be gang raped.
Hours after the FIR was filed, Kamrup (rural) police nabbed three of the gang. The four others who have been absconding are expected to be arrested shortly. The injured woman is battling for life at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.