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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2736

No let -up in gang-rape cases in Delhi

From R. Vasudevan—Reporting from New Delhi
New Delhi, 08 March (;

Friday is Women’s Day but Delhi lags far behind when it comes to ensuring safety of women on streets.
Haryana's ultra-modern city Gurgaon has witnessed yet another gang-rape, adding to the all-pervading fear that has enveloped the mini-city after a string of sexual assaults on women. This time a call centre employee residing in Delhi was allegedly raped by two of her colleagues in a car, police said on Thursday.

According to police, the 30-year-old victim had taken lift from a colleague to drop her home from office at DLF city last night, when she was raped by him and another colleague in the car, police said. The duo then left her mid-way, they said, adding, the woman has lodged FIR against the accused.

On Wednesday a 16-year-old girl coming out of a mall in Ghaziabad was raped in a shared auto. Her screams were not noticed by at least three police checkposts.

Four minors were raped in separate incidents in the last three days in the capital, police said.The first incident was reported from north-east Delhi's Welcome area on Monday night in which the 25-year-old woman was raped allegedly by four people in the moving car.

The woman, who is separated from her husband and searching for a job, was spotted by a police patrol van near a dust bin in an unconscious state. She was rushed to the Guru Teg Bahadur hospital where her condition is stated to be out of danger. Police said the woman had asked Yashdev, an accused, to help her in getting a job and on Monday evening, he called her in the pretext of offering her a job.

When she reached, three of his friends joined him and allegedly offered her drinks laced with sedatives, they said quoting the woman. Yashdev was arrested after a medical examination confirmed rape.

Another case was reported from Anand Vihar area where an eight-year-old girl was raped by an unidentified person. The victim was found lying in a pool of blood and she is undergoing treated in a hospital.

A 14-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a 16-year-old boy at knife-point in Gokulpuri area yesterday. In the fourth incident reported from Ranhola yesterday, a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her relative.

- Asian Tribune -

No let -up in gang-rape cases in Delhi
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