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Delhi-based woman lawyer allegedly raped by 50-year-old senior advocate in Saket court complex; arrested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 July 2018, 17:05 IST

In a shocking incident, a Delhi-based woman lawyer accused senior advocate allegedly raped her in his chamber in South Delhi's Saket Court complex. The 50-year-old accused advocate has been held by the Delhi cops on Sunday.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Romil Baaniya, the victim, in her statement to the police, said the accused, who was in an inebriated condition, sexually assaulted her in his chamber which was in the same complex where she worked.

The victim, woman lawyer on the intervening night of July 14-15 called up the police and alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the senior lawyer, the DCP said. The woman’s statement has been recorded and a medical examination has also been conducted, he added.

However, the Delhi cops have sealed the chamber, where the alleged incident took place for the investigation purpose. The Forensic Science Laboratory and crime team have inspected it, Baaniya added.

A case was registered and the accused, who is in his 50s, was held from South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar and later produced before the Saket court. Further reports have awaited.

 

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First published: 15 July 2018, 17:05 IST
 
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