New Delhi, July 7: A 45-year-old businessman allegedly raped his daughter-s friend when she visited their home on Thursday for a sleepover. The suspect, a resident of The Belaire in DLF 5 in Gurugram, was arrested on Friday evening. The accused has been staying in Gurugram for the last eight years.
On Thursday, the businessman's daughter invited her school friend to her place. In the evening, the rape accused took his daughter and her friend to Cyber Hub in Gurugram for dinner and drinks. According to the police, his wife was out of town.
When they returned, the victim slept next to her friend in her bedroom. Between 4 and 5 am on Friday, the accused called the victim out for a conversation. He then allegedly pulled her to his room and raped her. She woke up her friend immediately after the incident.
The two left the house around 10 am and went to the victim’s house. The victim informed her mother and a rape complaint against the businessman was lodged. The accused was arrested within three hours of the police receiving a complaint of rape against him.
"He has confessed to the crime," KK Rao, commissioner of police, told Hindustan Times. A case was registered under sections 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 328 (causing hurt by means of poison) of the Indian Penal Code and the victim's statement was also recorded under section 164 before the duty magistrate.