Delhi cop held for raping 40-year-old woman

India on 09 September 2013
Location : New Delhi, India | Source : Times of India

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping a 40-year-old woman in a hotel in Mahipalpur. The constable, identified as Anil, was posted with the Parliament House security and has been placed under suspension. A departmental enquiry has been ordered against him. The woman alleged that the cops did not take immediate action as it pertained to their department.

The victim belongs to Dehradun, Uttarakhand, and was familiar with the accused constable since many years.

The woman said in her statement that she had come to Delhi to participate in a religious function at Hanuman Temple in Connaught Place on Monday. Anil called her up and allegedly asked her to come to Mahipalpur but the woman refused. He then sent someone to pick her up. Once she arrived, the accused took her to a hotel room and raped her.

The woman approached the police after which a case of rape was registered at Vasant Kunj north police station on Tuesday and the constable was taken into custody. Constable Anil was produced before the court and was remanded to police custody for questioning.

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