SHIMLA: A court here on Friday granted bail to a 56-year-old Army colonel who was arrested on November 22 for allegedly raping the daughter of a lieutenant colonel posted at the Army Training Command (ARTRAC).
The accused was earlier sent to judicial custody, which ended today.
The young woman, aged 21 and an adopted daughter of a Lt Colonel, filed a police complaint on November 20 against the 56-year-old accused posted at the ARTRAC here.
Police filed an FIR under relevant sections of the IPC was registered after the statement of the victim was recorded and medical examination conducted.
In her complaint, the woman said she was called by the Colonel to his residence with a promise to introduce her to people associated with the modelling industry.
She accused the Colonel of forcing her to drink alcohol and raping her. He even allegedly threatened to 'ruin' her father's career if she revealed the crime to anyone.