Indian Air Force officer befriends IIT-Kanpur student on Facebook; allegdly rapes her

25 January 2018, 04:55 PM
Indian Air Force officer befriends IIT-Kanpur student on Facebook; allegdly rapes her (Representative Image)
Indian Air Force officer befriends IIT-Kanpur student on Facebook; allegdly rapes her (Representative Image)

An student of IIT-Kanpur has accused an Indian Air Force officer of raping her repeatedly after promising marriage, Maharashtra Police said on Thursday.

The IIT student has lodged an FIR with Kalyanpur police station. The girl has alleged that the IAF officer raped her at the girl’s hostel of the institute.

The victim in her complaint has claimed that she met the IAF officer through Facebook around a year back.

“She told us that the IAF officer proposed marriage and started visiting the institute’s girl’s hostel, where he allegedly raped her,” said a senior police officer deployed at Kalyanpur police station.

“We have lodged the complaint under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 376, 354B, 506, 504 and 120B,” said a police officer deployed at Kalyanpur police station.

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The police claims to be investigating the incident, but no arrest has been made yet.

Police had produced the victim before the magistrate concerned for recording her statement under section 164 of CrPC.

First Published: Thursday, January 25, 2018 04:49 PM

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