DU lecturer, 3 held for rapes

DU lecturer, 3 held for rapes

Four persons, including a Delhi University lecturer, have been arrested on separate charges of rape, police said on Thursday.

A political science lecturer was arrested in outer Delhi’s Rohini for raping an engineering student on the pretext of marriage.

Virender Singh of Timarpur teaches at Satyawati College. He was held after the victim approached K N Katju Marg police station on Monday.

“Virender developed a physical relation with the woman after promising marriage, but lately he began to ignore her,” a police officer said.

The woman informed police, which led to Virender’s arrest.

Abused by live-in partner

A 21-year-old woman alleged rape by her former live-in partner at west Delhi’s Nangloi.
The victim claimed that she had been living with Jai Prakash at a rented house for the past two years. “A month back, the woman started pressurising Jai for marriage. Jai, however, refused to marry her and fled,” another police officer said.

He was held on the basis of technical surveillance after the victim approached police.
Two other rapes were reported from south Delhi’s Pul Prahladpur. An 18-year-old girl was was raped by her father’s colleague.

The victim lives with her family at a rented house, but was alone at home when accused Bablu, who is a painter, came to the house late on Wednesday.

“Finding the girl alone, Bablu sexually assaulted her and fled,” a police officer said.

Physical assault

Bablu also physically assaulted the victim when she resisted. The incident came to light when her parents returned home.

In the latest incident, a youth was arrested for raping a 21-year-old after promising to marry her.
Rais was held after the victim, who hails from Haryana, underwent a medical examination at the AIIMS trauma centre.

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