Feb 9, 2015 16:54 IST

Meerut: A 22-year-old law student was allegedly beaten up by a guest house owner and his accomplices in Meerut after she resisted rape. PTI quoted the police officials as saying that she refused to have a baby with the landlord.

Five persons, including owner of the guest house and of a private hospital, were arrested this morning in connection with the incident which had taken place on February 3, Circle Officer Civil Lines Vandana Mishra said.

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Those arrested also include two women, Mishra added.

According to the complaint lodged by the victim on Sunday, she worked at a guest house owned by Subhash Bharati in Jagruti Vihar under Medical police station area.

Police said the accused tried to raped the student and forced her to have a baby with him using the test-tube method. When she refused, she was beaten by him and his four accomplices.

According to the police, a case has been registered under Section 376 (rape), Section 364 (kidnapping or abducting in order to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and other relevant Sections of IPC and SC Act.

Mishra said the victim was sent for medical examination and today her statement will be recorded before a magistrate.