Delhi govt employee arrested on rape charges

A middle-aged Delhi government employee was arrested here on charges of raping an Indian woman who is settled in Australia, police said on Thursday.

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013, 19:17 PM IST

New Delhi: A middle-aged Delhi government employee was arrested here on charges of raping an Indian woman who is settled in Australia, police said on Thursday.
The arrested have been identified as Narendra Sharma (40), who is employed with transport department of Delhi government.

The victim alleged the accused had sexual relationship with her but refused to marry her.

The woman, who is now married and staying with her husband in Australia, claimed Sharma is her husband`s friend.

The victim, who filed the complaint on March 9, also alleged that she was beaten up by Sharma who also threatened her with dire consequences.

PTI