Teens raped by known people

Teens raped by known people

Victims assaulted after they were offered sedative-laced drink

Police on Thursday confirmed two more rapes in the capital. Both the victims are 16-year-old and were assaulted by people known to them after being kidnapped and given sedative-laced drinks.

In the first incident, a class 10 student has alleged that she was kidnapped by her friend’s brother in Mayur Vihar area of east Delhi last month.

The victim, Shazia (name changed), who studies in a government school and lives with her family in Trilokpuri, also claims that a MMS was made of the incident on August 14.

 “We have taken the statement of the victim and a case of rape was registered at Mayur Vihar police station on Wednesday,” a police official said.

In her statement to police, Shazia said she was returning home from school when her friend Payal’s 22-year-old brother Vivek met her near her home. Vivek told her that Payal wanted to meet her and offered a lift in his car.

“Payal went with Vivek and on the way he gave her a sedative-laced drink. She subsequently lost consciousness after which Vivek took her to a house in Trilokpuri where his friend Raza was waiting,” the official added.

Vivek then raped her, while it is alleged that Raza made a MMS on his mobile phone. The duo also threatened her of dire consequences and to make the MMS public if she told anyone about the assault.

Shazia initially refrained from informing her parents, but told Vivek that she was about to talk to her parents. To further threaten Shazia, the MMS was circulated among their friends by Vivek and Raza.

However, after getting to know that the MMS was made public, Shazia narrated the entire incident to her parents on Wednesday. Her parents reported the matter to Mayur Vihar police station.

A case was lodged on the basis of the MMS, but police are yet to apprehend the accused.
“The accused are absconding. Several teams are conducting raids at possible hideouts to nab them,” the official said.

Domestic help assaulted

A man has been arrested after a domestic help alleged that she was gangraped in Dwarka area of south west Delhi on August 20.

The victim, Madhu (name changed), has told police that she was returning home after finishing work at Ispatika Apartments in Dwarka Sector 4 when her friend Sooraj offered to drop her home in his car.

“The girl agreed and sat in the car, but instead of taking her home, he took her to his friend’s garage after after giving her a sedative-laced drink,” another official said.

At the garage, Sooraj and two of his friends took turns to rape Madhu.

She narrated the entire incident to her mother after returning home, and later approached police.

“We have arrested Sooraj over the allegations and are on the lookout to nab the rest of the accused,” said Anil Kumar Ojha, additional commissioner of police (south west).

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