Delhi cop rapes friend's maid, arrested

New Delhi: An Assistant Sub-Inspector in New Delhi has been arrested for allegedly raping his friend's domestic help, police said on Saturday.

ASI Javeer Singh who was posted at Punjabi Bagh police station in West Delhi, went to his friend's place on Thursday night and allegedly raped his maid (23), under the influence of alcohol.

The woman approached the police on Friday following which she was sent for medical examination which confirmed rape, a police official said. An FIR has been registered against the accused at Rani Bagh police station.

The cop was arrested and produced before the court on Friday which remanded him to 14-days judicial custody.

Delhi Police is likely to dismiss the cop who has been arrested for allegedly raping his friend's domestic help. "He has been arrested and is now in judicial custody. We are also examining his dismissal under Article 311(2)(B) (of Constitution)," Commissioner of Delhi Police B S Bassi said on Saturday.

"We will ensure that chargesheet is filed at the earliest and he is convicted. As far as departmental thing is concerned, we are not going to wait for the departmental enquiry. He will be dismissed under Article 311 (2) B where a person is dismissed straightaway," he said.

Bassi asserted that any police official indulging in transgression of law will not be spared. "He will not be spared and we need not be told (this) by anybody. This is our determination... we are determined to take strictest possible action against any police officer who indulges in transgression of law," he said.

"Particularly, anybody who indulges in violence or criminal act against woman shall not be spared. Strictest possible action will be taken in this case. As you know, report was lodged with police and he was arrested," Bassi added.

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