70-year-old retired government official booked for raping maid

| Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 17:12
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Retired government official booked for raping

Hyderabad: A shocking incident of a maid being assaulted by an elderly came into light on Wednesday, June 15.
The accused later identified as a 70-year-old retired government employee, has been booked by the police for allegedly raping the maid who was working at his house in Madhapur area of Hyderabad.
The police reported that the 27-year-old victim, who was working at the house of one M Somi Reddy for the past five months, lodged a complaint with the police against her boss Mr. Reddy.
Sub-Inspector A.Satyanarayana said, “The victim accused him of raping her on two occasions and also attempting to rape her on June 10, though she managed to escape from his house.”
Based on the complaint, the police registered the case under section 376 (rape) of IPC and under relevant sections of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, as the woman is from Lambada community, the police officer said.
"As of now a case of rape has been registered and further investigations are underway," the sub-inspector said.
As per sources, the woman has been sent for medical examination and further probe is on.
However, no arrests have been made till now.

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