Published On: Sun, Jul 15th, 2018

Woman lawyer raped by senior advocate in South Delhi

New Delhi: A woman lawyer was allegedly raped by a senior advocate in his chamber in South Delhi’s Saket court, police said today.

The accused, who is in his 50s, was arrested from South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar, South Delhi DCP Romil Baaniy said.

The victim, in her statement to the police, said the accused, who was in an inebriated condition, sexually assaulted her in his chamber which was in the same complex where she worked, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Romil Baaniya said.

On the intervening night of July 14-15, the victim called up the police and alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the senior lawyer, the DCP said.

Her statement has been recorded and a medical examination has also been conducted, he said.

The chamber, where the alleged incident took place, has been sealed and the Forensic Science Laboratory and crime team has inspected it, Baaniya said.

A case was registered and the accused, who is in his 50s, was arrested from South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar and later produced before the Saket court, he said.

PTI

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