According to allegations by a woman, the husband of sarpanch of Jhirpani in Sundergarh district along with one of his friends gang raped her at the Panchayat office. The incident took place on July 4, as mentioned in the police complaint lodged by the victim on Thursday.
According to police reports, the victim had gone to the office to collect rice under the food security scheme but taking advantage of her being alone, both committed the crime threatening her with dire consequences if she disclosed it to anyone
Police have started an investigation soon after the complaint. The woman has been sent for medical investigation.Odisha News Insight