Two businessmen held for rape in Delhi

June 18th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two businessmen were arrested here Thursday for allegedly raping a 28-year-old woman labourer, police said.
Hari Ram and Pintu were arrested after the victim complained to the police about the attack on her Wednesday.

“The accused are in the business of footwear manufacturing and run a factory in outer Delhi area where the victim used to work,” said a senior police officer.

“The victim told police that on June 14 she had gone to take money from the accused. She said that when she reached the factory, they pushed her inside, locked the factory door and then raped her,” the police officer added.

The case came to light Wednesday when the victim told about it to her mother, who then took her to the police station and lodged a complaint.

“She said the accused threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the incident. The victim’s medical examination has confirmed the rape,” the police officer said.

The police have registered a case and started further investigations.

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