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Delhi: National level shooter accuses coach of raping her

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:38 IST

In Delhi, a national level shooter, on 3 December, has alleged that she was raped by her coach, following which an FIR was lodged against the accused.

An FIR was registered against the coach on the basis of the complaint filed at the Chanakyapuri police station.

In her complaint, the woman said that she has known the accused for over two years as they used to practise together.

The woman also said that she has been training for the national championships at the shooting range of the Sports Authority of India and the accused, who had competed in international events, used to guide her.

The two got involved in a relationship and the shooter promised to marry her, according to the FIR.

An FIR has been lodged under section 376 and 328 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The complainant said that the coach had recently visited her at her residence in Chanakyapuri on her birthday and allegedly offered her a drink which was spiked with sedatives.

She alleged that she was raped after she fell unconscious after having the drink.

Later, she met him at the shooting range, he refused to acknowledge that he had promised to marry her and when she protested, he threatened to kill her.

The woman then approached the police to register a complaint, following she was sent for a medical examination, which confirmed rape.


First published: 4 December 2016, 10:19 IST