In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by a group of five friends in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area.
It was reported that among all the accused, four are said to be juveniles and have been arrested by the police.
A Police official told the media, the woman is a resident of Jahangirpuri.
A senior police officer said in a statement, “The woman and one of the juveniles had recently become friends. He invited her to a party at his home in E-block, Jahangirpuri, on Wednesday evening. When the woman arrived, the juvenile’s four friends were already there”.
An official said that the accused reside in the same colony where the victim used to live with her family.
It was further added, “Afterwards, they allegedly held her hostage for around five hours and gang-raped her at knife-point. Around 1.30 am, they asked her to leave and threatened her with dire consequences if she told anyone about the incident. The woman approached police and was taken to Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital, where a medical examination confirmed she was raped”.
Police Official told the media, the victim was working with private firm in Delhi.
The victim told the police, she was threatened not to inform anyone about the incident.
However, a case has been registered against all the five accused.