Days after Supreme Court’s momentous verdict of decriminalising Section 377 which deals with homosexuality as crime, a horrifying incident come forward. A 25-year-old woman in Delhi alleged that she was raped by a 19-year-old woman in Delhi, however, couldn’t file a complaint against the accused after the Supreme Court’s landmark 377 verdict.
According to a report by News18, the victim, hailing from North East state of India, had come to Delhi for employment purpose. She alleged that hat the 19-year-old accused woman raped her and subjected her to repeated sexual and physical assaults. Her ordeal continued when the policemen at the Seemapuri Police Station in Delhi refused to book the accused.
The complainant told News18, “I had requested the police at the Seemapuri Police Station to charge her. But they refused to lodge a complaint. They even asked me to not mention it to the magistrate, but I did.”
The statement of the accused has now been recorded under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code on September 26 by a magistrate at the Karkardooma district court.
The report informs that the victim faced trouble since March this year. She had quit her job in Gurgaon and had plans to invest in her own business firm. Since she needed partners, the victim was advised to talk to people about her business plan. During her search for business partners, she met a boy named Rohit, another accused, who told her that he worked for HCL and was ready to invest in her business.
Reports suggest that the girl was allegedly taken to an apartment in Dilshad Colony, where Rohit, and another accused named Rahul, raped her and shot videos to blackmail her. She was sent to serve clients and the accused woman was always there in the apartment. The victim revealed that the accused lady used to get close to me, and when she refused, she used to hit her.
The victim has also informed the court that she is six weeks pregnant and wishes to abort the foetus.