Delhi: 2 arrested for allegedly raping two African women

  • Karn Pratap Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi:
  • Updated: Jun 28, 2014 12:20 IST

Two men were arrested by the South Delhi police for allegedly raping two women from Africa at a flat in Sarojini Nagar on Friday afternoon. The victims are from Tanzania in East Africa, police said.

The arrested accused have been identified as Satish Singh, 27, a resident of RK Puram and Kunal, 26, who lives in north Delhi's Shastri Nagar with his family. One of them is a disco jockey while the other accused works as a manger with an event management company.

A senior police officer said the crime came to their notice at around 4.30 pm on Friday when they received a call at the police control room regarding a quarrel between two parties in Sarojini Nagar.

"A police team reached the place from where the call was made. Two Tanzania women who were present there that they were raped by two men at their friend's flat. The women were brought to the Sarojini Nagar police station and their complaint was registered. Accordingly, a case was registered and the two accused were arrested," said a police officer.

The women, the officer said, met the accused through a common friend. On Friday afternoon, the accused lured them to their friend's flat in Sarojini Nagar on some pretext and raped them.

"An argument broke out between them when the victims threatened that they will file a complaint against the two men," said the officer adding further investigations into the matter are on.

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