In a shocking incident, a woman was raped by 17 people in her husband's presence in the Dumka district of Jharkhand. Following which an FIR was lodged on Wednesday, the police said.
The crime occurred in the area which falls under the jurisdiction of Mufasil Police Station on Tuesday, when the woman, mother of five children, returned home from a fair with her husband.
The accused stopped them on the way and overpowered her husband and gang-raped her.
Senior police officers arrived at the police station after they came to know about the incident. The police began a manhunt to apprehend the suspects. The woman was sent for medical examination.