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Gang rape: Centre seeks report from U.P. govt.

The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the alleged gang rape and forced conversion of a young woman in a madrasa in Uttar Pradesh. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has issued a statement assuring protection and assistance to the victim.

A senior NCW member said the commission would speak to the U.P. administration. The victim had claimed that she was gang-raped and forced to convert and made to undergo an operation. She also alleged that many women were held captive at the madrasa and were being trafficked.

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