24-year-old Manipuri woman offered lift, raped on her way back home near Hauz Khas, Delhi :- On Sunday, a 24-year-old woman from the northeast was raped by a man near Hauz Khas village, Delhi.
The police said that the rape incident happened last night when the woman was returning from a party in Hauz Khas village along with her friends and cousins. The woman belongs to Manipur.
The victim woman told police that around 11:30 PM she was offered a drop home by an unknown person. He apparently told her that his vehicle was parked at some distance near Deer Park. Thereafter, the accused on the pretext of guiding the woman, led her to an isolated stretch in the adjoining park area and allegedly raped her.
The victim woman managed to escape from the spot and later informed the police.
The police officer said that a case under IPC section 376 (rape) has been registered against the accused and efforts are being made to ascertain the identity of the accused with the help of local intelligence and electronic surveillance.
The police officer said that we have gathered vital clues in preliminary investigation and the accused will be nabbed soon.
Further, the police said that we are in touch with the woman and she is being counselled to help her recover from the trauma.