Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Bengaluru techie raped by city lodge employee
Jan, 11, 2011
The Abids police on Monday arrested an employee of a lodge here for allegedly raping a software engineer, who came to the city on a holiday with her friend. The victim has asked the police not to reveal the details of the case to the media.
The 28-year-old victim was sent to Osmania General Hospital for medical examination. The accused Venkat alias Venkat Reddy, 25, a ward boy of Haridwar Lodge at Abids, is a native of Dharmavaram in Anantapur district. The victim, a resident of Bengaluru, was separated from her husband and came to the city with her friend, Mr Imran.
On the night of January 8, when Mr Imran had gone out, the ward boy took her into room number 106 and raped her. The Abids police inspector, Mr Shiva Kumar, said Venkat has confessed to the crime.
“She came to the police station on January 9 with her friend and lodged the complaint,” said the inspector. The victim told the police: “I was depressed and came here on a holiday. I was weak and could not resist the ward boy when he forcibly took me into the room. I informed this to my friend.”
The police also sent the accused to Osmania Medical College Forensic department for medical tests. A case of rape under Section 376 of the IPC has been registered. The accused is being produced in court for judicial remand. The police said the claims of the accused that he had consensual sex with the victim are false.
Source: Deccan Chronicle
Posted by Blogaholic at 1/11/2011 10:41:00 PM