Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand): A dalit woman was allegedly raped by two men at the Nachani area of Pithoragarh district, police said on Friday.

The 20-year-old woman, a resident of Chetabagar village of Bageshwar district, was returning home along with her husband from a local fair at Nachani when the incident occurred on Wednesday evening. The couple was accosted by the two men who tied the husband to a tree and allegedly raped her one by one before fleeing the spot.

The couple later lodged a complaint against Gopal Singh and Puran Singh, both residents of the same area where the couple lives. Police have launched efforts to nab the two men who are absconding since the incident.