- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman is suing a college, a fraternity and some students, saying she was lured into a frat party two years ago and then gang raped by some of its members and other students.

The federal lawsuit, filed in Newark last week, seeks unspecified damages.

The suit states officials at Ramapo (RAM’-uh-poh) College in Mahwah were “indifferent” while the fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha International held parties on campus that included underage drinking.

“This includes Public Safety and security employees and representatives, including outside Campus Security staff on patrol and present in security booths and checkpoints, as well as the individual responsible for entry and exit at Mackin Hall,” according to the lawsuit.

The suit states the victim, who was 19 at the time of the incident, was inebriated and had passed out when she was repeatedly raped. It claims that fraternity members laid the victim out on a bed and then played the game Rock, Paper, Scissors to determine who would get to “sexually assault” her first.

The woman said fraternity pledges were told to get girls drunk and members “actively solicited, recruited, and persuaded random students outside of the apartment building to come to this party.”

Five of the students named in the lawsuit have been indicted in connection with the alleged attack.

The victim claims she suffered permanent psychological injuries, emotional and mental distress in addition to serious and permanent physical injuries. She has since left Ramapo and said the incident has “derailed” her life and will have a negative impact on future educational and vocational opportunities.

University spokeswoman Cathy Davey said Ramapo officials have not received the lawsuit and she has declined to comment on any pending litigation.

Pi Kappa Alpha International denies it enabled any crimes. The fraternity is no longer on the campus according to Davey.

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