India gang rape victim, family placed under police protection

By Reuters | Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:16 AM
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By Sujoy Dhar

KOLKATA, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A 20-year-old woman who says she was gang-raped in an tribal region on orders of a village court has been placed under police protection, along with her family, and will be relocated after being ostracised by villagers, officials said on Sunday.

The case has made waves in India, underscoring how sexual violence has become a huge social and political issue ...

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