17-yr-old gangraped; policewoman among three others raped in city

A 17-year-old girl was gangraped and three other women,including a Delhi Traffic police head constable filed rape complaints

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 22, 2013 2:28:13 am

A 17-year-old girl was gangraped and three other women,including a Delhi Traffic police head constable filed rape complaints in four separate incidents reported in the city in the past 24 hours.

The 17-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men,all known to her,at a restaurant in Northeast Delhi’s Jaffrabad area on Thursday evening. Police have arrested all three accused — Umar (21),Feroz (23) and Salman (22).

Police said the girl is a student at a government school and lives in Jaffrabad. On Thursday evening,the girl was walking in a nearby market,where she met Umar.

“She claimed Umar lured her to a restaurant in Jaffrabad,where four of his friends were already present. Three of them,including Umar,took turns to rape the girl and thrashed her when she resisted. Later,they threw her out of the restaurant and threatened to kill her if she informed anyone about the incident,” a police officer said.

The girl went home and told her parents about it. A medical examination confirmed rape,police said.

In a separate incident,a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in her house in Northeast Delhi’s Seemapuri area. The incident took place in the early hours of Friday and the accused,Imran (30) was arrested the same day. Police said,the girl was sleeping in her room when Imran barged into the house and raped her,while two of his friends waited outside. Imran’s friends were also arrested,police said.

In another incident,a

33-year-old Delhi Traffic head constable filed an FIR at Southwest Delhi’s Sagarpur police station,accusing her landlord of raping her for the last three to four years.

A fourth incident was reported from South Delhi’s Saket area,where a 27-year-old woman was raped in a flat by a man who promised to provide her a job.

While police have arrested Virender Kumar,the flat allottee who is an ICU attendant at Safdarjung Hospital,the main accused,one Verma,is on the run.

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