A 32-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a rooftop in New Delhi’s heart, Connaught Place, on Saturday.
According to Delhi Police, the victim was groped and molested by an unidentified man in his late twenties on the terrace of her office.
The police said, “The incident occurred around 10 am in the morning. The victim in her complaint has mentioned that she had gone to the terrace of her office. The accused groped her from behind and started masurbating.”
According to the Delhi Police, the victim was sitting on the terrace when the accused came up pretending to be over the phone.
“The victim also told us that her perpetrator touched her private parts.” said a police officer.
The victim said, “I somehow managed to reach the door and cried for help. He let me go only after my colleagues came for rescue. He jumped onto an adjacent terrace and fled.”
An FIR has been registered at the Connaught Place police station under sections Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 354 (criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 342 (wrongful confinement), 356 (theft), and 379 (punishment for theft).
Police is yet to arrest the accused.