A 55-year-old woman has accused her driver of raping her during a New Year party.

The victim, a native of Mumbai, who lives with her daughter in Jnanabharati Layout, alleged that her driver Hanumantha Raju, a resident of Chamarajpet, had joined her and other family members in the New Year celebrations held at her residence where he allegedly raped her, the police have said.

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Police have arrested the accused and he is now in judicial custody.

Preliminary investigations revealed that he has been working for the family for the past 10 years.

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