Army Major allegedly rapes domestic help, husband commits suicide

Sep 30, 2018, 20:00 IST | PTI

During the investigation, police learnt that the victim's husband had committed suicide in a servant quarter where they used to reside

Army Major allegedly rapes domestic help, husband commits suicide
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An Army Major has been booked for allegedly raping his domestic help in southwest Delhi on a day in July. On the same day, her husband allegedly committed suicide, the police said Sunday.

They said a case was registered at the Delhi Cantonment police station on September 25 based on a complaint filed by the woman. In her complaint, the woman has alleged that she was raped by the Major on July 12, the same day her husband allegedly killed himself, a senior police officer said.

During the investigation, police learnt that the woman's husband had committed suicide in a servant quarter where they used to reside, he said.

The woman was working at the Major's house even after the rape incident, he added. A case has been registered, police said, adding the matter is being probed.

In another incident, two women were allegedly raped in separate incidents, police said on Friday. A married woman has registered a complaint against four men alleging they tried to rape her in Hansasar village in the district.

A case was registered against the four men, Station House Officer at Panchu Police Station Vedpal Sheoran said, adding a medical examination of the woman was done and statements were recorded.

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