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Jharkhand woman raped by taxi-driver near Delhi’s Red Fort

A 23-year-old woman from Jharkhand was allegedly raped by a taxi-driver near Red Fort in Delhi on Tuesday early hours.


  |  Updated On : September 13, 2017 11:41 PM
Jharkhand woman raped by taxi-driver near Delhi’s Red Fort,. (Representative Image)

Jharkhand woman raped by taxi-driver near Delhi’s Red Fort,. (Representative Image)

New Delhi :  

A 23-year-old woman from Jharkhand was allegedly raped by a taxi-driver near Red Fort in Delhi on Tuesday early hours.

The incident came to surface on Wednesday the after the girl lodged a complaint with the Delhi Police on Wednesday.

According to the complaint lodged by the rape-survivor she purchased a general ticket of a train for Ludhiana. The train was scheduled at 4:30am on Tuesday, so she was waiting at platform number 8.

She further wrote in the complaint that a youth around 2am at beside him and started a conversation with her.

“He introduced himself as a taxi driver and told me that my train has been cancelled,” she wrote in the complaint.

Narrating her ordeal she told the police that while she was going to the ticket counter to get the ticket council he informed her that cancellation can only be done after 8am.

“He offered me a lift to the bus station,” the victim mentioned in the complaint.

She further added in the complaint that the accused stop the taxi at a secluded place near the Red Fort and raped her inside the car.

According to the victim the accused drop her at the railway station and threatened her of dire consequences if she reported the incident to anyone.

she was waiting for train at platform number 8 of New Delhi Railway station wh

“We have arrested the accused,” said a senior police official not authorised to talk to the media.

The arrested has been identified as Chunnu Kumar.

First Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:33 PM


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