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Woman allegedly raped at friend's birthday party


Press Trust of India Kolkata
One woman was allegedly raped at a friend's birthday party in the city and the accused has been arrested, police said today.
The alleged incident took place at Jadavpur in the south Kolkata on Sunday and the woman, who is in her 20s and a resident of Beliaghata in the eastern part of the city, had stayed back at her friend's place in the night, a police officer investigating the incident, said.
As per the woman's complaints lodged at Beliaghata and Jadavpur police stations, she was raped by the accused towards the end of the night when everybody were either sleeping or were intoxicated.
According to the complaint, the accused had arrived at the party late and had forced himself on the woman despite her resistance, the officer said adding the police have collected evidence from the spot and were talking to those present at the party.
"We have arrested the accused and waiting for the medical report," the police officer added.

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First Published: Mar 28 2018 | 8:30 PM IST

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