Chandigarh, April. 2 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested the accused, in connection with the alleged rape of a 33-year-old Delhi-based businesswoman, from Chandigarh.
As per sources, the arrested individual is being brought to Delhi for further investigation.
The police had earlier said that the accused was known to the victim as she claimed to have met him a few times in Chandigarh.
According to the police, the incident came to light when the woman, who resides in South Delhi’s Defence Colony area and owns a business enterprise, called up the police to report the matter.
“She met the accused on Friday over lunch to discuss business matters. She said that the man, who is a businessman from Chandigarh, 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,” said a senior police official.
Police have registered a case under Section 376 (for rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). They said that the incident is being verified and constant efforts to track the man are being made. (ANI)