Quack sedates, rapes Dalit woman at clinic in UP’s Sambhal, ..
Bareilly: A Dalit woman, mother of two children, who visited a clinic run by a “quack” in Mandi Kishan Das Sarai area of Sambhal district with a stomach ache was allegedly administered a sedative and raped after she passed out. The accused also threatened the woman to release the video of the act on social media if she disclosed the matter to anyone, the police said.
Following the complaint lodged by the woman’s husband on Tuesday, three days after the crime, an FIR was registered at Sambhal kotwali against Faisal Ahmed under sections 328 (causing hurt by means of poison), 376 (punishment for rape), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and also under relevant sections of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Information Technology Act. The accused was arrested on Tuesday night.
The complainant stated that on Saturday, his wife, in her 30s, complained of stomach ache, following which he told her to get medicine from Ahmed, who had treated her earlier, too. But, as she went there, the accused administered her sedative and raped her after she passed out and filmed the act, alleged the husband.
The husband further alleged that the accused threatened her not to disclose the matter to anybody, or else he would circulate the video. Sambhal circle officer (CO) Arun Kumar told TOI, “The woman had visited the clinic in the afternoon of July 4 and she was raped. The crime was reported to Sambhal kotwali three days later and by then the accused had absconded.
Police conducted raids at several places, including at his residence and the clinic, to nab him and also warned the accused’s family that his house would be demolished if he did not surrender to police. Later, he was arrested from his residence on Tuesday night.”
The accused, however, rejected all charges levelled against him, saying that he had the woman’s consent, the CO said. The CO added that based on the video clip, police registered a case and sent the woman for a medical examination, the report of which is awaited.
Courtesy : TNN