STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi, 16 October
Two persons were arrested for gang raping a 32-year-old married woman inside her house in Bindapur area of southwest Delhi in the wee hours of Sunday. The accused happens to be neighbours of the rape victim.
According to police, the incident took place when the complainant was sleeping along with her three children at her house as her husband, who works with a private firm nearby, was working night shift.
The accused, identified as Santosh (22) and Roshan (24), went to the complainant’s house and rang the door bell. Presuming that his father had arrived, one of the three sleeping children woke up and opened the door. At this, the accused barged into the house and took the woman to an adjacent room where they took turns to rape her.
In her complaint, the complainant said that when she tried to spurn the accused’s advances, they even threatened her with dire consequences if she spilled the beans and fled the spot. After the complainant’s husband arrived next morning, she narrated her ordeal to him who in turn, approached the local police along with the woman and got a case of gang rape registered against the accused with Bindapur police station. The complainant was sent to the nearby Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) Hospital, where rape was established in her medical examination.
During interrogation, the accused, who work with a factory, said that they live in the complainant’s neighbourhood. After they came to know that her husband was on his night shift, they struck into the house and raped her.