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19-year-old woman raped by Facebook friend

A 19-year-old woman alleged that she was raped by her Facebook friend on the pretext of marriage, police said on Wednesday.

The accused was identified as one Ranjan Malhotra (22), a resident of outer Delhi’s Nangloi area. That is the name which the accused had used in the Facebook account.

According to the police, the accused and the woman exchanged phone numbers soon after they befriended each other over Facebook a few months ago. The woman also told the police that the accused took her to a lodge at Gurgaon’s Shitla Mata Road on several occasions in the past and allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage. A case has been registered under section 376 (Rape) of IPC and the police is now looking for Ranjan.

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