Delhi: 13-year-old alleges gangrape at birthday party in Uttam Nagar
A 13-year-old girl has alleged that she was drugged and gangraped by two suspects, including a minor, at a birthday party in west Delhi’s Uttam Nagar on Tuesday.
The girl told police that her classmates invited her for the gathering where she was given a drink allegedly laced with sedatives.
“She said she bunked school to go for the birthday party. When she reached her friend’s flat, the minor boy and four of his other friends, including two girls, were present there.
“After a while her friend left, but the two boys stayed. She said that she was offered a soft drink, which was laced with sedatives and she started feeling dizzy after consuming it,” a senior official said.
The girl alleged she fell unconscious before being assaulted. “She said boys took her out of the house and dumped her near Janta flats,” the official said.
Residents helped her call police. Police have apprehended the two accused, including a 17-year-old boy, and registered a case of rape.
The incident has come to light a day before the fourth anniversary of the December 16 gangrape case in Delhi.
India brought in more stringent laws three years ago against sexual offenders after the fatal gangrape of a student on a moving bus in Delhi in December 2012, but they have failed to stem the tide of violence against women across the country.
In a separate incident, a 50-year old woman working at the Puducherry House in New Delhi district alleged that she was raped by a staffer, who had promised to marry her.
She alleged that the she was living in with the man, who did not tell her that he was married.
“She said that the man promised to marry her but whenever she brought the topic up, he used to dodge the question. She said that she found out that he was married and had been cheating on her,” a senior police officer said.