Jamtara (Jharkhand): A woman died after she was allegedly gangraped in Jamtara district of Jharkhand by three men including her ex-husband and a rod was inserted in her private parts, police said on Thursday. The victim’s ex-husband has been arrested and the search is on for the other two, Sub-Divisional Police Officer B N Singh said.

The incident was reported on Thursday when the woman went to watch a play at a theatre on the occasion of Kali Puja. Her husband and two other people forcibly took her to a nearby field and gangraped her.

After taking turns to rape the victim, her ex-husband allegedly inserted a rod in her private parts injuring her critically, the police said. The villagers heard the woman’s cries for help the next morning and took her to a nearby hospital in Narayanpur. From Narayanpur, she was referred to Jamtara Sadar Hospital where she was declared brought dead.

Locals, who took her to the hospitals, told police that she had accused her former husband and the other two men of raping her when they had found her in the field.