On Wednesday, the police in Bengaluru arrested each the associate and buddy of a 19-year-old lady who was allegedly raped in Girinagar. The incident got here to gentle as authorities took swift motion, apprehending the suspects.
The survivor’s criticism states that the incident befell on the residence of the financial institution worker. Upon listening to her distressed screams as she left the room that evening, involved neighbors promptly notified the police.
In accordance with a police officer conversant in the matter, the incident occurred on Tuesday evening when the survivor’s associate, aged 22, introduced the girl to his buddy’s residence in Girinagar below the pretense of returning her cell phone. It’s alleged that he then proceeded to sexually assault her.
In accordance with the police, the person’s vital different is employed as a supply agent, whereas their buddy, who’s 23 years previous, works as a gross sales consultant at a financial institution.
The officer said that, as per the criticism filed by the girl, she had been concerned in a relationship with the person since September of the earlier yr.
“In accordance with an nameless officer, the accused took possession of the survivor’s cell phone per week in the past. On Tuesday, the survivor requested the return of her cellphone. The accused instructed her to satisfy him at Majestic in Bengaluru to retrieve it. They encountered one another at roughly 8:30 pm,” said the officer, talking on the situation of anonymity.
In accordance with the officer, he transported her on his scooter to his buddy’s place round 10 pm. The survivor expressed her intention to retrieve her cell phone and depart. Nevertheless, her associate insisted that she spend the evening there.
Later that night, in line with the officer citing the complainant, the accused tried to provoke bodily contact with the survivor. Nevertheless, she firmly declined his advances. The officer additional said that the accused then supposedly provided her a drink that was laced with a substance, inflicting her to really feel drowsy, after which he proceeded to rape her. Subsequently, the accused allegedly advised his buddy to additionally sexually assault her, as per the officer’s account.
The buddy of the accused has contradicted the accusations and said that he was not within the room on the time of the incident, police mentioned.
In accordance with the officer talked about earlier, each people have been charged with rape as a result of alleged incident happening within the accused particular person’s buddy’s room. Nevertheless, the girl’s associate asserts that the encounter was consensual. Based mostly on the girl’s criticism, the Girinagar police station has registered a case in opposition to the 2 males, invoking Sections 376 (rape) and 340 (wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
“The investigation officer said that each people have been positioned in judicial custody,” the officer reported. Police have carried out a medical examination on the survivor, and the outcomes are at the moment pending, in line with authorities.