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Woman files rape complaint against senior advocate, his son

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A woman advocate has filed a complaint of rape and sexual harassment against a senior advocate and here, saying she was exploited on the pretext of marriage and abandoned after giving birth to a child.

Police said on Friday the woman, 29, had filed a complaint against the advocate and at a police station in Rohini on Wednesday.

"The victim stated in her complaint that she was in a live-in relationship with the advocate's son at his residence in Rohini. Meanwhile, the advocate also developed sexual relations with her on the pretext of getting her married to too, had a physical relationship with her," a senior police officer, who did not want to be named, told IANS.

The police officer refused to reveal the identity of the accused lawyers, stating they are yet to finish their probe.

"The woman got pregnant and on October 3, 2017, gave birth to a child. She then expressed her desire to get married to his son, but both the accused turned down her proposal," the officer said.

"The victim then filed a complaint of rape and sexual harassment against both father and son. We are investigating the case and no arrests have been made so far in the case," he added.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 22:40 IST
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