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Gurgaon: 26-year-old woman gang-raped in moving car, thrown out in Delhi

A 26-year-old woman was gangraped by three men in a moving car after she was kidnapped near Sukhrali village in Gurgaon on Saturday.

delhi Updated: May 16, 2017 12:03 IST
Ipsita Pati
Ipsita Pati
Hindustan Times
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The three men dropped the victim at a secluded spot in Delhi.(Representative image)

A 26-year-old woman was gang-raped by three men in a moving car after she was kidnapped near Sukhrali village in Gurgaon on Saturday.

The victim, who lives as a paying guest in sector 17, told the police that she went to Connaught Place in New Delhi to watch a movie on Friday night with her male friend after which they went to a bar and then returned to Gurgaon in a cab at around 2am on Saturday.

“I was going to my room when suddenly three men forced me inside a Swift Dzire and raped me in the car. They threatened me to not to tell anyone about the incident and dropped me on a secluded road somewhere in Delhi. From there, a biker helped me reach the toll point (Sarhaul border), where I met a Delhi Police personnel at 6.45am who took me to Gurgaon Police,” the victim alleged in her complaint to the police. The three men took turns to rape her, she added.

The spot from where she was kidnapped is about 1.5 kms away from Sector 17/18 police station in Gurgaon. A police official said that a sandal of the victim was found at the spot.

An FIR in this regard was lodged at the police station under section 376-D (gang rape), 365 (kidnapping), and 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC). The case was lodged in the presence of a legal counsel and Delhi Police personnel.

Similar incidents
  • September 11, 2016: Police arrest 24-year-old man for raping a 16-year-old girl. The victim was the sister of the alleged rapist’s elder brother’s wife. The teen, a Class 12 student in Dehradun and a native of Manipur, was on a visit to her sister house in Sikanderpur, Gurgaon.
  • August 2, 2015: A 25-year-old woman from Assam was allegedly molested by a manager at a company in Gurgaon. The manager allegedly made racist comments against her.
  • April 15, 2014: A 21-year-old woman from Nagaland had alleged sexual assault by a driver, who also tried to rape her, in the moving cab she boarded from Mahipalpur in Delhi for Gurgaon. The victim worked as a salesgirl at the DLF Promenade Mall in Vasant Kunj.

“We have lodged a case and are investigating the incident and trying to get more information on the three unidentified men,” said Sumit Kuhar, deputy commissioner of police (crime).

An official of sector 18 police station said medical examination of the victim, a resident of Gangtok in Sikkim, was conducted and attempts are being made to trace the car so that the accused can be identified.

First Published: May 14, 2017 19:42 IST