Businesswoman raped in Delhi hotel

Posted By: PTI
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New Delhi: A 33-year-old Delhi-based businesswoman was allegedly raped by a man whom she had met over lunch to discuss business at a hotel in Connaught Place on Friday.

The incident came to light when the woman called up the police in the evening and reported the matter, a senior police officer said.


The woman, who resides in south Delhi's Defence Colony, owns a business enterprise here. She met the accused over lunch to discuss business matters, the officer said.

The man, who had come from Chandigarh, was known to the woman and they had met earlier. He allegedly spiked her drink with sedatives and took her to a room in the hotel in the inner circle of Connaught Place, where he forced himself upon her.

The woman called up the police after she gained conscience but by that time the accused had left.

A case under Section 376 (rape) was registered by the police, the officer said adding that they are trying to track down the accused man.


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