Rape accused police officer to undergo DNA test

June 27th, 2008 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Karnal (Haryana), June 27 (IANS) A Haryana Police official, who is accused of raping a newly-wed woman, will undergo a DNA test to prove his guilt. This was announced by Inspector General V. Kamraj to reporters here Friday. The accused police officer, who was booked, arrested and suspended Thursday evening, was Friday sent on a 14-day judicial remand by a local court here.

Inspector Jai Singh of Nissing police station in Karnal district, 20 km from here, was accused of calling a woman to the police station and raping her in his house inside the complex.

Kamraj said on getting the information about this incident, the police acted swiftly and got both the inspector and the victim medically examined. Following the initial investigation, the inspector was placed under suspension, he added.

Kamraj said that the DNA test would be done Monday to take further action against the officer. Kamraj said the victim and her husband were under police protection.

The victim had gone to the police station to seek protection after marrying against the wishes of her family.

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