Delhi: Woman raped on pretext of marriage

The victim was also forced to go for an abortion by the accused.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 4, 2016 3:45 am

A 21-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped for a year on the pretext of marriage by a man, who also forced her to go for an abortion, in outer Delhi’s Aman Vihar area, police said on Thursday. The victim registered a case on Wednesday against one Sonu (27) following a fight with his mother at his house, they said.

The woman called the police after the fight and lodged a complaint, police said. The victim joined Sonu’s laboratory last year and an affair started between them. Sonu allegedly promised that he would marry her, police said.

She alleged that he forced her to go for an abortion. A case has been registered in the matter and further investigation is underway, police added.