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Driver held for raping minor

india Updated: Sep 09, 2010 01:08 IST
HT Correspondent

The Gurgaon police have arrested the driver of Haryana home minister's niece for allegedly raping a minor. The accused, Sunil Kumar, was arrested from Farukh Nagar on Tuesday night.

"He has been booked under rape charges and sent to judicial custody on Wednesday," said Jagdish Nagar, SHO of Sector 29 police station, where a case of rape was registered.

The victim, a domestic help at the residence of the Haryana minister's niece was allegedly raped by the family's driver at MLA flats in Gurgaon. The driver had allegedly raped the 17-year-old girl a on August 27 and came again on Sunday at Vasant Vihar, where she is currently putting up with her relatives, to threaten her.

"The Delhi police brought the victim to us and her statement was recorded in presence of a Judicial Magistrate. Once we get a copy of that statement, necessary action will be taken," said SS Deswal, Gurgaon Police Commissioner.

Meanwhile, medical examination report of the victim has confirmed rape.