Domestic maid alleges rape by employer

April 2nd, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A 18-year-old domestic help Wednesday has alleged her employer repeatedly raped her for a month at his southwest Delhi home, police said. Pooja (name changed), in her complaint to the police, said her employer Pankaj Malhotra raped her for a month in his Sector-13 home.

“Pankaj, who runs a catering business, raped me for a month and threatened with dire consequences if I spoke to anyone,” she said in her complaint.

The accused, who is not traceable, lives with his widowed mother and an elder brother.

Police said the victim hails from Sundergarh district of Orissa and was working with the family for the past one-and-a-half years.

The victim was taken for a medical examination to a hospital, where doctors confirmed the sexual assault.

“We have registered a case and teams have been fanned out to arrest the accused,” said a police official.

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