Noida: A 23-year-old lady from Kerala who labored as a nurse was allegedly drugged after which raped by a person on the pretext of offering a job. Police on Thursday arrested the suspect, who can be a local of Kerala.
The suspect was recognized as Raju, who labored with a personal firm in Noida. He was apprehended from close to his home, police mentioned.
The incident got here to fore on Wednesday when the girl approached Sector 24 police and shared her ordeal. In accordance with her criticism, the suspect had been launched to her via a typical buddy.
“He had provided to assist me discover a job. He requested me to come back to his home in Sector 12 on February 6 saying that his household could be there and I ought to give an interview,” mentioned the girl in her criticism.
When she reached the home, it was empty and upon enquiring, the suspect mentioned that his spouse had gone out and could be again shortly, police mentioned. The suspect provided her apple juice after which she misplaced consciousness. The lady awoke disoriented in the midst of the night time and went again to her home the place she realized that she had been sexually violated, police mentioned.
She solely approached police on March 17 after which she was despatched for a medical examination. Primarily based on her criticism, a case was registered towards the suspect at Sector 24 police station beneath sections 328 (inflicting damage via poison) and 376 (rape) of the Indian penal Code.
“The lady is new to the town and solely not too long ago contacted us. It appears that evidently the drink which was provided by the suspect was spiked and made her lose consciousness after which she was raped,” mentioned Sudheer Kumar, station home officer, Sector 24 police station.
The suspect was produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace and despatched to judicial custody for 14 days, mentioned police.