New Delhi: A 34-year-old woman on Sunday alleged that she was abducted and gang-raped by four men in a moving car in East Delhi, police said.

The woman alleged that she was abducted from the Akshardham Temple at around 9am by the gang which took turns to rape her in the moving car, which also had two women.

“All the six persons in the white car were known to the victim. “She told us that she was going from Pandav Nagar to Akshardham and when she reached near the Akshardham metro station, the vehicle moved towards her and she was abducted," police said.

She claimed she was dumped near Pragati Maidan after the sexual assault. She also claimed her two mobile phones and some jewellery were robbed. The victim later approached police which took her to a government hospital for medical examination.

A case was registered. No one was arrested till late in the night. The city has witnessed a surge in rape cases this year. The national capital was outraged over the gangrape of a 23-year-old medic in a moving bus on 16 December. The victim, who was raped, brutally assaulted and thrown from the vehicle, died on 29 December in a Singapore hospital.

Last year, 706 rape cases were reported while 247 cases of rape were registered till 3 March this year.

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