Tourist guide alleges gangrape in Delhi's five-star hotel

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Tourist guide alleges gangrape in Delhi's five-star hotel
Tourist guide alleges gangrape in Delhi's five-star hotel

New Delhi : A tourist guide has filed a complaint that she was allegedly gangraped in a five star hotel near India Gate in central Delhi, a high-security zone just 2 km away from Connaught Place, said police. The survivor has named six people, including a woman, following which the main accused was arrested by the cops.

According to the FIR, the incident happened on September 18 and the survivor made distress call on the next day.

The hotel room in which the crime happened was booked on the name of two businessmen.

The survivor, who also works as a ticket-booking executive, was in dire need of money and the accused had called her to the hotel on the pretext of granting her loan at low rate, police said.

"On the victim's complaint, a case is registered u/s 376D, 323, 34 IPC PS Connaught Place against 06 alleged persons including one woman," Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi, Eish Singhal told NDTV. 

"The victim was allured to the hotel room on the pretext of providing loan at subsidized rates by the alleged persons. The victim worked as tourist guide cum ticket booking agent and she was in dire need of money. The room was booked under the name of two business persons," he added.

A man, who has been identified as Manoj Sharma, has been arrested in the case.