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Woman offered spiked drink by friend, raped

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A woman has accused her friend of raping her in a car after offering her a spiked drink, police said today.

The woman, alleged that her friend identified as Robin, first took her out and drove between Vikaspuri and Janakpuri on October 15, police said.

He allegedly offered her a soft drink laced with sedatives after which she started feeling dizzy, following which he offered to take her to Mahipalpur for showing the venue of his birthday party celebration, said a senior police officer.

He stopped his car near an ATM in Mahipalpur and tried to force himself on her after which she lost consciousness and he allegedly sexually assaulted her, he added.

A case under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence) and 376 (rape) of the has been registered at the Tilak Nagar police station and the accused was arrested from Janakpuri yesterday, he said.

The victim is separated form her husband who lives in Sonipat. Her parents stay in Rohini while she had been living at her friend's place in Tilak Nagar for the last couple of months after she had an argument with her husband.

The accused is a resident of Janakpuri.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 17:28 IST