A man was tied to a tree as his wife and 12-year-old daughter were gang-raped at gunpoint by around 20 men on Wednesday in Bihar's Gaya. Two of the attackers have been identified by the family and arrested. Some 17 are in custody, being questioned for a crime that has jolted the region.
"The family was on a motorcycle, passing through Sondiha when the three were stopped by armed men. They raped the mother and the daughter after tying the father to a tree," said senior police officer Nayyer Hasnain Khan.
The man, who runs a clinic in Gaya's Guraru Bazar, shut shop around 8 pm on Wednesday night and was heading home with his wife and daughter.