Cop rapes home guard after she complains about him

Cop rapes home guard after she complains about him

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A police constable barged into the house of a female home guard and raped her, hours after she complained to his boss about his earlier attempts to molest her.

The incident occurred on Saturday night and the policeman was arrested on Monday. 

The 27-year-old home guard is posted on the Bangalore University campus while the suspect, Chandrakumar alias Chandrashekhar, 36, is deployed at the jurisdictional Jnanabharathi police station. 

It all started around a fortnight ago when Chandrakumar came to the university and struck up a conversation with the home guard. He later took her phone number and started calling her.

Last week, he forcibly dropped her off at home. On Saturday, he came to the university and touched her inappropriately while talking to her. 

Chandrakumar proposed to her and promised a separate house. She spurned him and brought the matter to the notice of senior officers. She also went to the Jnanabharathi police station and complained to the inspector, G Y Giriraj.

The inspector summoned Chandrakumar and warned him of a departmental inquiry and possible suspension if he repeated the act. The home guard didn’t file a complaint and went home. 

Chandrakumar apparently didn’t pay heed to the inspector’s warning. He followed the home guard. Moments after she went and started changing her clothes, he knocked on the door. She thought it was her husband and opened the door. 

Chandrakumar pushed her in, locked the door and raped her. He poured water to destroy the evidence and ran away. 

DCP (North) Chetan Singh Rathore said they arrested Chandrakumar after a detailed investigation. They are reviewing the CCTV footage of the university and waiting for a medical report. 

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