BSP MLA's son accused of assaulting Russian woman



New Delhi: The son of BSP MLA from Uttar Pradesh allegedly barged into the house of a young Russian woman in south Delhi today and assaulted her before decamping with her passport, mobile phone and debit card.

The incident was reported from the 24-year-old Russian woman's house in Mehrauli this morning.

The complainant alleged that a drunk Vivek Singh, son of BSP MLA Chandraveer Singh, barged into her house and decamped with documents and valuables. The MLA or his son could not be contacted for comment.

The victim, who hails from Moscow, is working an an intern with an architect in Gurgaon.

She had met Vivek in a function around an year ago and became friends. However, they fell out over some issue, the victim told police.

A hunt is on to nab Vivek, who was earlier arrested in 2009 for allegedly opening fire in a pub in Kalkaji. His revolver was then seized and license cancelled.

The victim had returned to Delhi in the wee hours from Moscow.

"Vivek had come to receive her. However, she hired a separate taxi and left for her house. Vivek followed her up to her home and forcibly entered her home and abused her. He then took out a revolver and threatened her. She locked herself in a bathroom. Vivek took her passport, mobile phone and her debit card and left her house," police said quoting the victim.

She was also beaten up and threatened by the accused. The victim then informed police and a case under section 452 (house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint) of Indian Penal Code and Arms Act has been registered in this regard.

PTI