Classmate rapes BTech student in Kurukshetra
A B Tech student of a private college has been arrested for allegedly raping his classmate, a Dalit, in Kurukshetra on Friday afternoon.
A case was registered at the Pipli police station in Kurukshetra on Saturday night, following which, the accused was arrested.
According to the police, the victim in her statement to the police alleged that on Friday, while she was on her way to a coaching class, one of her classmates blocked her way and pulled her inside his car. The accused reportedly forcibly took her to a secluded spot and raped her.
The girl narrated the incident to her parents on Saturday, following which, she approached the police.
"The victim had lodged the complaint more than 24 hours after the incident took place. We have got the victim medically examined and the accused has been arrested. Since the victim belongs to the Dalit community, provisions of SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act were also added in the FIR registered against the accused, who belongs to another caste," a police spokesperson said.
Kurukshetra DSP Nirmal Singh has been entrusted with the investigation of the case.