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Indian village council denies ordering rape of sisters

Indian village council denies ordering rape of sisters

September 3, 2015

SANKROD, Sept 3 — A village council in northern India has denied allegations that it ordered two young sisters to be raped because their brother eloped with a higher caste woman. The council's purported ruling led to an international outcry and hundreds of thousands of people have demanded their safety. Now, members of the village council in the Baghpat region of northern India have told Reuters they passed no such order. Family members of the two sisters also told Reuters they are... Read more

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