Court pulls up police for filing closure report in rape case
Joint Commissioner of Police (Central) Taj Hassan told Newsline, “The High Court has given Delhi Police ten weeks’ time to submit a report. Action deemed fit in this regard will be taken. We are going to analyse the complainant’s statements again. A vigilance or departmental inquiry might be initiated against the three officers but we cannot comment till we have looked into the merits of the case.”
The incident was reported from Barakhamba Road in June 2010, when a woman alleged that she was raped by her employer —the owner of a real estate firm.
“The complainant was a law graduate and was preparing for her civil services examination. After her father passed away, she and her sister were left alone and the complainant needed a job to support themselves. So, she started working in the legal department of the real estate firm. Her LLB degree, passport, driver’s licence and PAN card were kept in the office as security,” a senior police officer said.
However, the owner of the firm allegedly started molesting the woman weeks after she joined office. In her statement to police, she said she decided to leave her job but when she approached her employer for the
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