Ballia (UP), Jun 26 (PTI) A 21-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour at gunpoint at a village in Sikandarpur police station area here, police said today. Also Read - UP: Stray Dog Seen Nibbling on Girl’s Dead Body at Govt Hospital, Two Suspended

Deputy Superintendent of Police Shayamdev said the woman was sleeping at her residence yesterday when the accused neighbour, Vinod, entered her house and raped her. Also Read - No Written Permission Required For Weddings, UP Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines

On a complaint by the woman, an FIR was registered against the accused. The accused was arrested today and sent to jail. Also Read - Women Free to Live Wherever, With Whoever They Want: Delhi HC Quashes 'Love Jihad' Case

The woman has been sent to the district hospital for medical examination.

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