Arjuna awardee accused of raping national level woman shooter

Updated: Dec 07, 2016, 09:13 IST | PTI

An Arjuna awardee shooter has been booked on rape charge following a complaint of a fellow sportsperson, police said. He allegedly promised marriage, laced her drinks with sedative before raping her

Arjuna awardee shooter booked on rape charge

New Delhi: An Arjuna awardee shooter has been booked on rape charge following a complaint of a fellow sportsperson, police said on Sunday.

"A case of rape has been registered at Chanakyapuri police station on the complaint of the national level woman shooter. We will take action as per law," said a senior police officer.

The survivor in her complaint said that she knew the accused who is an Olympian for two years and they met while training for national championship at SAI shooting range. She alleged that the accused had promised to marry her and last month he had raped her after lacing her drink with sedative.

The survivor's medical examination has confirmed rape and the accused has been asked to join the probe, added the officer.

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