Incidents took place in different parts of the city in the past few days
Four cases of rape and one case of molestation have been reported from different parts of the Capital in the past few days.
A Jet Airways crew member was molested by a cab driver at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Monday midnight. The victim took the cab from Dwarka and was near the airport post-office when driver Jitender Singh allegedly stopped the vehicle and molested her. She alleged the driver continued to molest her despite several warnings.
She called up her superior and reported the matter to some police personnel deployed nearby. The accused was subsequently taken into custody. “The driver works for a cab service which has been given contract for transportation of airline employees,” said a police officer.
In another case, an eight-year-old girl was raped allegedly by her tutor in Vijay Vihar a few days ago. The accused has been arrested.
A 15-year-old girl was kidnapped by a 21-year-old neighbour from Tilak Nagar and then raped in Panipat, Haryana, on Sunday. “The accused is the victim's neighbour. He had taken her to Panipat, where they were caught by the local police on Sunday night. Her parents were informed, following which they approached us on Monday. A team was sent to Panipat and the accused was arrested. We have registered a case of kidnapping and rape against him,” said a police officer.
In yet another case, a 21-year-old woman alleged that she was kidnapped and raped by a relative at Shahbad Dairy. The accused has been arrested.
A teenager has been apprehended for allegedly raping his minor relative in Maurya Enclave here this past week. The 17-year-old boy, who is the victim's maternal uncle, came to her on July 1. The two watched some clips on a mobile phone and played together. When the girl's mother fell asleep, the boy took her to an adjoining room and allegedly raped her.
The family took the girl to a hospital and the police were informed. The boy was apprehended on July 2. The girl's parents are labourers and live in an under-construction building.