Woman from Karnataka raped in Uttarakhand by truck driver

Vikash Aiyappa

New Delhi, Dec 01: A woman from Karnataka was allegedly raped by a truck driver in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, a police official said.

The 28-year-old woman ran away from her home in Karnataka after a fight with her family, Sub Inspector Kandisaur Surendra Singh Rawat said.

According to a complaint lodged by the woman with Kandisaur Police, she was raped by the truck driver who had given her a lift, Rawat said, adding that the driver later dumped her somewhere on the way.

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The woman's medical examination on Saturday confirmed rape, the sub inspector said.

Her statement has been recorded and her relatives in Karnataka have been informed, he said.

A search was under way to trace the truck driver who was at large, he added.

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