New Delhi: With the arrest of one Ramesh Kumar (38), a resident of Najafgarh in the capital, a rape case has been solved by the Dwarka Police station (North) in the South-West District in record time.
On Thursday (April 9) at about 10:20 p.m. a lady employee at a Mall at Rajouri Garden, Delhi got down at Dwarka Mor Metro Station from where she boarded a taxi for Madhu Vihar. She was sharing the cab with another passenger, who got down at Rajapuri. When she was alone, the driver parked the taxi at a secluded spot and got into the rear seat. He tried to disrobe the victim and when she resisted, he slapped and punched her on the face and head. The driver, who has been identified as Ramesh Kumar, also assaulted her sexually and threatened to kill her if she raised an alarm. After the incident, the accused began driving towards Madhu Vihar. A passerby, who heard the victim when she cried for help, demonstrated presence of mind and was prompt in informing a PCR Van that chased the taxi and apprehended the accused.
The alleged rapist has studied only up to class 9th and has been running a taxi since 1996. An FIR under Sections 376/342/323/506 of IPC was registered against him today by Dwarka North Police station.