Scottish gym CEO held for 'raping' 30-yr-old

Scottish gym CEO held for 'raping' 30-yr-old

A Scottish chief executive officer of a gym in south Delhi’s Defence Colony was arrested on charges of raping a Delhi-based woman on Saturday night.

 The accused, Scottish national Crispin Lamont, 40, is the CEO of Ozone Fitness 'n' Spa.

Ozone has at least six centres in and around Delhi. Its corporate office is located in south Delhi's upscale Defence Colony.

The woman, who works as an event management professional, is a resident of CR Park in south Delhi. 

She said in her complaint to the police that she met the accused on Facebook and they soon became friends.

The 30-year-old woman wrote in her complaint that Lamont sexually assaulted her for five months after promising to marry her, but ended the relationship when the victim insisted that he marries her.

Based on her statement, a case under Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code was registered in Defence Colony police station. 

A police team arrested the accused from his residence on Saturday night. Police are currently questioning the accused about the charges and further investigation is underway.

“A case was registered on Saturday on the basis of the woman’s complaint and the accused was arrested late at night from his residence in Defence Colony,” said a police officer investigating the case.

The accused was produced before a duty magistrate on Sunday which sent him to judicial custody for 14 days.

According to police sources, the man has been living in India for the past decade.