Head Constable held for ‘raping’ minor in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A Delhi Police Head Constable was arrested on the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl, police said on Thursday

The girl, a student of B.Com First Year, was taken by the accused to his house and offered a coffee laced with a sedative before he allegedly committed the crime.

The police recorded the girl’s statement and registered a case under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Police said accused Rajeev Chauhan was posted with the Communications Wing of Central Delhi Police and is a resident of Shakarpur area.

He was arrested after the relatives of victim complained to local police.

“Chauhan called the victim on Wednesday afternoon on the pretext of giving her English notes at nearby Mother Dairy in East Vinod area. He, however, took her to his residence and raped her after making her unconsious with sedative-laced coffee,” a senior police officer said.

He later threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed the crime.

The victim, however, narrated her ordeal to her mother.