Girl accuses Army major of rape in Jaipur

A fashion designing student in the city has accused an Army major of drugging and raping her.

Updated: Feb 05, 2011, 14:17 PM IST

Jaipur: A fashion designing student in the
city has accused an Army major of drugging and raping her,
police said on Saturday.

The girl alleged in an FIR lodged on Thursday last
that the accused Umesh Swami invited her to a city hotel on
the pretext of discussing their marriage proposal and then
drugged and raped her.

The alleged incident took place in November last year
after which Swami got married with another girl, the police
said.

"The family member of the girl claimed that the
major`s family had approached them with a wedding proposal and
after initial discussions, both the families agreed to the
wedding.

"After the families` verbal committment, the major
called the girl to a hotel where he alleged drugged and raped
her. After the incident, he went back on duty and later got
married with another girl," Surendra Singh, in-charge of
Kardhani police station said.

"We have recorded the statements of the girl and her
family members. Now we are verifying the Major`s unit to carry
out further course of investigation," he said.

PTI

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