Activist demands action against police officer for allegedly raping woman

New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Activist Jagmati Sangwan on Saturday demanded strict action against the Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) who allegedly raped a woman at gunpoint.

“This is a very shameful incident and definitely comes under the aggravated form of crime. Not only the ASI responsible should be punished, but his officer-in-charge, he should also be taken to the task. If the police of our capital behaves like this and sexually assaults women then what about the nation. We demand strict action against both of these,” she told ANI.

“From our organisation, we will help the victim and her family as it is required and at the same time we want to emphasise that the slogans with which the Delhi Police is coming out ‘Delhi Police aapki sewa mein, aapke sehyog mein’ all is being exposed by these incidents,” she added.

The Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the Delhi Police has been sent to 14-days` custody for allegedly raping the 23-year-old woman, say reports.

The accused policeman reportedly raped the woman at gunpoint on Thursday and was also allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

Reports add that the incident was captured in CCTV cameras and a case has been registered against the accused. The police is also trying to verify the CCTV footage. (ANI)

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