Pregnant TV Actress Alleges Rape By Junior Artist, Accused On The Run

Chandigarh, Agencies | Updated : 16 November 2019, 08:09 PM
The woman has alleged that the accused had promised to marry her but later refused.
The woman has alleged that the accused had promised to marry her but later refused. (Photo Credit : File/Representational )

An FIR has been lodged against a junior artist for allegedly raping a TV actress after making a false promise of marrying her, the Yamunanagar police said on Saturday. The accused, identified as Vineet Verma (24), is absconding and raids are being conducted to nab him, said Seema Devi, SHO, women's police station, Yamunanagar.

The complainant, who is one month pregnant, told police that she had come to Yamunanagar last month to celebrate her birthday and spent a whole week in a hotel with the accused, who is a resident of Jagadhari. The woman has alleged that the accused had promised to marry her but later refused. The complaint was made on November 12 and an FIR lodged the same day, the SHO said.

Gurgaon Teen Ties Cousin To Bed, Rapes Her

A 16-year-old boy tied up his cousin to bed and allegedly raped her in Gurgaon's Sector 51 area, police said on Saturday. The incident happened on Thursday, but was reported to the police on Friday after the 15-year-old girl fainted in school and narrated it to her teacher.

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The girl's mother has filed a complaint at the Woman's Police Station against the son of her sister-in-law, said Subhash Bokan, Public Relations Officer of Gurgaon Police. The woman had sent her daughter to her sister-in-law's home to help her with daily chores as she was not keeping well.

When the sister-in-law went to doctor leaving behind her son and niece, the boy groped his sister, tied her hand and legs to the bed and raped her, Bokan said. The boy has been held and a case has been filed, he said, adding that further investigations are underway.

First Published: Saturday, November 16, 2019 07:58 PM
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