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Dalit woman raped in Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Rewari (Har) 

A 25-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped by a person for three years on the pretext of marrying her, police said today.

The woman, a divorcee and resident of Qutubpur colony here, in her complaint yesterday alleged Jhajjar district native Vipin Kumar of raping her, they said.

Medical examination of the woman confirmed rape following which Vipin was arrested, police said.

According to the complaint, about three years back the woman went to Jhajjar to appear in an exam, where she met Vipin and developed a friendship with him.

On the pretext of marrying her, Vipin allegedly exploited the woman, police said.

Vipin got married to another woman on June 1, this year, they said.

On her complaint, a case under relevant sections of IPC and SC/ST Act was registered against Vipin, they said, adding the accused was produced in local court, which sent him to judicial custody.

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First Published: Sun, June 23 2013. 18:55 IST