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Police Constable suspended after rape attempt

A Head Constable Attached To Sarai Rohilla Police Station In North District Was Suspended On Saturday After A Woman Accused Him Of Trying To Rape Her.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Aug 2016, 10:19:02 PM
Sarai rohilla Police Constable suspended

New Delhi :

A head constable attached to Sarai Rohilla Police Station in North District was suspended on Saturday after a woman accused him of trying to rape her.

In her complaint filed on Friday, the woman has charged head constable Raj Kumar with "constantly" harassing her and trying to rape her day before yesterday, police said.

"According to the complainant, Kumar forcefully entered her house in an inebriated condition and tried to rape her.

Panicked, she called her husband who was not at home.

"On reaching home, her husband made a PCR call. He also locked the house but Kumar managed to escape," a senior police official said.

The complainant also alleged that Kumar used to call her at odd hours and was stalking her.

The accused has been placed under suspension and further investigation is underway, the official said.

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First Published : 20 Aug 2016, 10:12:00 PM