Brazilian woman rape case: Landlord arrested

Last Updated: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 16:15

New Delhi: Police have arrested a man,
who had allegedly raped his 27-year-old Brazilian woman tenant
here after mixing sedatives in her coffee.

The arrest came after medical examination of the woman
confirmed rape, Additional Commissioner of Police (South East)
Virender Chahal said Wednesday.

He, however, refused to reveal the identity of the
accused.

The incident reported from Greater Kailash-II came to light
yesterday after the woman lodged a complaint in which she
claimed that her landlord raped her twice after giving her
coffee laced with sedatives.

The woman, who is pursuing a Mass Communication course
from a private institute in Noida, came to India in the first
week of June. She has been staying in the rented accommodation
since June 19.

She claimed that on June 20, her landlord came to meet
her and offered coffee. She fell unconscious after drinking
the coffee and the landlord raped her on that day. He
allegedly raped her again on June 21.

"On June 27, when he tried to rape her, she resisted
and asked him to leave the premises," a senior police official
said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 16:15

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