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Woman who fought off rape bid in Begumpur in critical condition

Woman who fought off rape bid in Begumpur in critical condition
NEW DELHI: The 21-year-old woman, who was thrown off the balcony of an under construction building after she fought off a rape bid in Begumpur on Thursday, was reported to be in critical condition on Monday.
Police sources said that they were unable to record the statement of the girl, as she is unable to speak about the traumatic incident. Doctors told police that it could take a while for the girl to be fit enough to give her statement. Police said she was an employee of a hotel.
DCP (Rohini) Rishi Pal said the incident took place on Thursday night, and the woman was accompanied by three people, including the accused. All the four persons went to visit an under construction building in Begumpur.
A man and a woman had stayed inside an auto, while the accused, Deepak lured the victim to the fourth floor of the building, on the pretext of taking his car keys.
"The group was on its way to Connaught Place and had hired a rickshaw till Begumpur. The accused wanted to take out his car for the commute. While two persons from the group stayed back in the auto, Deepak lured the woman to the building. Later, the woman's friends downstairs gathered outside the building, shouting that their friend had fallen from the building," said a police officer privy to the investigation.
The woman was found in a half-undressed condition and was taken to Ambedkar hospital where she is being treated.
The woman, who stays with her family in Kirti Nagar, had become acquainted with Deepak has had earlier worked in the same five-star hotel where the girl is employed.
Police have registered a case of attempt to murder and attempt to rape against Deepak at Begumpur police station.
Talking to Millennium Post, the victim's father said his daughter has sustained serious injuries and is unable to speak.
"No father should face such a situation with his daughter. It is very painful and it cannot be described in words," said the father.
He further told this newspaper that his daughter had wished to get to a top position in the hotel industry, but now her condition is precarious.
The father further said that the girl had earlier completed a course of air-hostess. After a while, she studied a hotel management course and secured a job in a prominent Delhi hotel.
The father, who works in a private firm, said: "I can only say those people who are involved in the incident should be arrested."
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