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22-year-old woman raped in Delhi

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man in a guesthouse in New Delhi after he laced her soft drink with sedatives, police said.

delhi Updated: Nov 27, 2009 12:51 IST

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man in a guesthouse in New Delhi after he laced her soft drink with sedatives, police said on Friday.

The woman, working in a company in Gurgaon, had come to meet one of her relatives in Connaught Place area on Thursday, a police officer said.

"From Connaught Place she went with a man to Priya guest house in Daryaganj in central Delhi where she was raped. We received a call at the PCR (police control room) at 3.30 pm on Thursday about the incident," the officer said.

Police said the woman's medical examination confirmed rape and that a case had been registered.

The woman, a resident of Jasola in south Delhi, has denied knowing the man.

"The man offered her a cold drink laced with sedatives and raped her," said Dayaram Khatri, her employer who reached the spot after the incident.