Woman raped after her drinks were spiked, accused held
A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her friend in a car at an isolated spot in the Mahipalpur area on October 15. Police said that based on the woman’s complaint, they have registered a case and arrested the accused.
According to the police, the woman accused her friend of raping her in his car after he spiked her drink. In her complaint, the woman alleged that her friend identified as Robin, alias Ankur Gupta, called her to meet. He then drove between Vikaspuri and Janakpuri on October 15, police said on Monday.
Sources said that he allegedly offered her a soft drink laced with sedatives and some chips after which she started feeling dizzy, following which he offered to take her to Mahipalpur for showing the venue of his birthday party celebration.
Police said that Robin stopped his car near an ATM in Mahipalpur and tried to force himself on her after which she lost consciousness and he allegedly sexually assaulted her.
Police said that based on the woman’s complaint, they have registered a case under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison, etc, with intent to commit an offence) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code at the Tilak Nagar police station and the accused was arrested from Janakpuri on Sunday.
Sources said that the woman recently separated form her husband, who lives in Sonepat. Her parents stay in Rohini while she had been living at her friend’s place in Tilak Nagar for the last couple of months after she had an argument with her husband. Meanwhile, the accused is a resident of Janakpuri.