A 19-year-old lady non-public safety guard, posted at a residential high-rise in Ghaziabad, died at a hospital in Delhi on Monday after she was raped allegedly by her supervisor at their workplace on Sunday, Ghaziabad police stated.
In keeping with police, they’d initially registered an FIR [first information report] of gang-rape naming the supervisor and two extra unidentified individuals at Crossings Republik police station on Sunday, however the lady in her assertion to the Justice of the Peace title solely her supervisor as her assaulter, stated police.
The supervisor has been arrested, police stated.
“We’ve arrested him and are awaiting the post-mortem findings and the medical report. It has come to gentle that she suffered injury to her lungs, however the reason for the injury shouldn’t be recognized but. There are theories that she tried to die by suicide after the incident however this has not been substantiated,” deputy commissioner of police Vivek Chandra Yadav (rural) stated.
The post-mortem report got here by late Monday night, nevertheless it couldn’t confirm the reason for loss of life and remained inconclusive on rape. The viscera has been preserved, the DCP stated.
Police stated the deceased hailed from Jharkhand and was working at a high-rise since a couple of month and was staying together with her aunt close by the high-rise.
Her landlord’s son stated, “The lady was given some toxic substance by the supervisor and her situation began to deteriorate quickly after. The guards later shifted her to the non-public hospital in Gautam Budh Nagar. From there, her aunt obtained a name. The lady had come a month in the past from Jharkhand in search of labor and he or she was staying together with her aunt’s household who’s our tenant. She died round 3am on Monday at the hospital in Delhi.”
“From the non-public hospital, she was referred to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi the place she died early Monday morning. Based mostly on a grievance filed by her cousin, a case of gang-rape underneath Part 376d of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was filed towards the supervisor and two unidentified individuals. We obtained her assertion recorded earlier than a Justice of the Peace (underneath CrPC 164) at the non-public hospital. As she was unable to talk, she gave her assertion in writing to the Justice of the Peace and named solely her supervisor,” stated the DCP
The investigators in the case stated the lady is seen in CCTV footage whereas getting into the workplace of her supervisor round 11.30pm on Sunday.
“She exited the workplace about 10 minutes later and appeared regular. After the suspect was arrested, he stated some residents had complained towards the lady over her frequent absenteeism. Upon this, the supervisor had marked her absent for 3 days. Nevertheless, the lady in her assertion earlier than the Justice of the Peace stated the supervisor raped her and it will make a powerful case towards him. Her assertion will maintain as it’s her dying declaration,” stated a police officer, hooked up to case investigation, asking to not be named.
The police stated based mostly on her assertion, the case of gang-rape will now be handled as a case of rape towards the supervisor.
A purported audio clip has additionally come to fore in which the weeping lady may very well be heard telling a safety officer in regards to the alleged incident.
“Sir, he (the suspect) referred to as me to his room in order to signal the register…he locked the gate from inside and tried to carry me by my waist and kiss me and was brushing his physique to mine. He stated he’ll give me cash and cell phone. So, ought to I promote my honour to him? I’ll complain towards him at the police station…,” the lady was heard saying.
A video of her narrating the identical factor to a number of individuals standing close to her has additionally surfaced. HT couldn’t independently confirm the authenticity of the audio or video clip.