On Wednesday, the police in Bengaluru arrested each the accomplice and good friend of a 19-year-old lady who was allegedly raped in Girinagar. The incident got here to mild as authorities took swift motion, apprehending the suspects.
The survivor’s grievance states that the incident passed off on the residence of the financial institution worker. Upon listening to her distressed screams as she left the room that night time, involved neighbors promptly notified the police.
In line with a police officer conversant in the matter, the incident occurred on Tuesday night time when the survivor’s accomplice, aged 22, introduced the girl to his good friend’s residence in Girinagar underneath the pretense of returning her cell phone. It’s alleged that he then proceeded to sexually assault her.
In line with the police, the person’s important different is employed as a supply agent, whereas their good friend, who’s 23 years previous, works as a gross sales consultant at a financial institution.
The officer acknowledged that, as per the grievance filed by the girl, she had been concerned in a relationship with the person since September of the earlier 12 months.
“In line with an nameless officer, the accused took possession of the survivor’s cell phone per week in the past. On Tuesday, the survivor requested the return of her telephone. The accused instructed her to satisfy him at Majestic in Bengaluru to retrieve it. They encountered one another at roughly 8:30 pm,” acknowledged the officer, talking on the situation of anonymity.
In line with the officer, he transported her on his scooter to his good friend’s place round 10 pm. The survivor expressed her intention to retrieve her cell phone and depart. Nevertheless, her accomplice insisted that she spend the night time there.
Later that night, in response to the officer citing the complainant, the accused tried to provoke bodily contact with the survivor. Nevertheless, she firmly declined his advances. The officer additional acknowledged that the accused then supposedly supplied her a drink that was laced with a substance, inflicting her to really feel drowsy, after which he proceeded to rape her. Subsequently, the accused allegedly informed his good friend to additionally sexually assault her, as per the officer’s account.
The good friend of the accused has contradicted the accusations and acknowledged that he was not within the room on the time of the incident, police mentioned.
In line with the officer talked about earlier, each people have been charged with rape because of the alleged incident happening within the accused individual’s good friend’s room. Nevertheless, the girl’s accomplice asserts that the encounter was consensual. Primarily based on the girl’s grievance, the Girinagar police station has registered a case in opposition to the 2 males, invoking Sections 376 (rape) and 340 (wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
“The investigation officer acknowledged that each people have been positioned in judicial custody,” the officer reported. Police have performed a medical examination on the survivor, and the outcomes are at the moment pending, in response to authorities.