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The incident came to light while the girl was trying to escape from the flat and fell from the window into the shaft and sustained severe injuries.
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Police said that the woman's husband and his friends raped her at gun point.
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The medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape, said police.
In the first incident, the girl was allegedly gang raped by five men on Tuesday morning.
Susrutha's relative said her husband and his family used to harass her for dowry.
The accused drivers have been arrested.
"She cannot speak due to facial acid burns and one of her eyes has been severely damaged."
One of the accused has been arrested.