Another Rape In Delhi: Nigerian Woman Asks For Lift Home, Gang Raped

21/02/2015 10:06 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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A Nigerian woman was allegedly gangraped by four men in a moving car here after they offered her a lift home from south Delhi's Saket area, police said.

All the four accused, who are residents of Mayur Vihar, have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape, they added.

The vehicle in which the crime took place has been seized, they said, adding that the victim was dumped in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar in the wee hours today after her alleged rape.

"The woman was injured and in an inebriated condition when she was spotted by some security guards posted at a toll plaza in Chilla village adjacent to Mayur Vihar. They then made a PCR call around at around 2:40 AM," said a police official.

The guards saw the woman walking in an inebriated state and then collapsing to the ground following which they took her to Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital for treatment, he said.

The victim told policemen that she had boarded the car at a farmhouse in Saket after the occupants promised to drop her to her house in south Delhi.

"The accused drove her along secluded stretches where they took turns to rape her before dumping her in Chilla village. She was also beaten up when she resisted their assault. The accused men also snatched the woman's bag containing cash and her mobile phone," he added.

"We are waiting for her to recover so that we can get her statement registered before a magistrate. A case under sections of gangrape has been registered at Mayur Vihar police station," he said.

"She told us that she had boarded the accused's car in which she was gang raped in south Delhi's Saket area," an official said. Police added that the woman did not know the accused and had jumped out of the car in Mayur Vihar area.

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