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Woman raped on job ruse

Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad police have booked a man for allegedly raping a 22-year-old girl on pretext of getting her job in a multi national company on Thursday evening.

The victim has alleged that the man had called her to a hotel for meeting and raped her by making her consume drink laced with sedatives. Police have registered an FIR at Sihani gate police station based on victim's complaint.

According to police, the accused has been identified as Ankur Tyagi, a resident of Ghaziabad.

As per reports, the victim is a native of Bulandshahr and she used to live at a rented accommodation in Sihani Gate area along with her cousin sister. Around one month ago the victim had quit her job as HR at a Noida based company and was looking for another job when she met the accused, the report said.

"I came into contact with the accused through one of my friends who told me that he may help me out in getting a job. I spoke to him over phone and he promised me a lucrative job at a multi-national company in Noida. On Thursday, he had called me to a hotel in Sihani gate area for meeting and offered me a soft drink which was laced with sedatives. I fell unconscious after consuming the drink and the accused raped me. When I gained consciousness, I called police and registered a complaint against Tyagi," read the complaint.

Meanwhile police are yet to make any arrest into the matter.

"Based on the complaint received, an FIR under sector 376 (punishment for rape) of Indian Penal Code has been registered against Ankur Tyagi at Sihani Gate police station. We are investigating the matter and are checking CCTV footage of the hotel. As of now we have not made any arrest into the matter, however, investigations are underway and actions will be taken soon," said Shlok Kumar, Superintendent of Police (City), Ghaziabad.

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