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BPO employee held for raping colleague in Delhi

IANS  New Delhi, August 10, 2009
First Published: 01:42 IST(10/8/2009) | Last Updated: 01:43 IST(10/8/2009)

A 28-year-old employee of a call centre was arrested in New Delhi on Sunday after his junior colleague accused him of giving her a sedative in cold drink and raping her in west Delhi, the police said.


The 27-year-old victim in her complaint at the Paschim Vihar police station alleged that her colleague Prashant Rana gave her a cold drink spiked with some sedative substance after they got down from their call centre cab late Friday near her house in Jwala Hedi market.

The victim hails from Uttrakhand and is putting up in a rented accommodation. Rana lives in the nearby area of Budh Vihar.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (West Delhi) Sharad Aggarwal told IANS that the victim approached them late Saturday with a complaint that she was raped by her colleague Rana.

"We took her for a medical examination at a government hospital, where doctors confirmed the rape," he said.

"She said she did not remember the place where Rana took her and raped her. She said she got up at the unknown place. We have arrested Rana and are interrogating him," he said.

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