NEW DELHI: An 18-year-old girl has alleged that two friends, one of them a minor, raped her after her birthday party on Friday night. The girl, a resident of South 24 Parganas in West Bengal, had come to Delhi with the older friend and worked as a cook at a house in east Delhi.
Police caught the youth as well as the minor after she called Police Control Room from a bus stop near RK Puram around 7.30am on Saturday. In her complaint, she said the youth had called her to his house in Moti Bagh to celebrate her birthday. After their other friends left, he and the boy raped her while she was drunk. Her medical examination at AIIMS confirmed rape, and a case under Section 376 IPC was registered based on her statement.
The girl is an orphan and was brought up by relatives. She had been staying in east Delhi but visited the youth sometimes as he had promised to get her a better job. On Friday, the party went on till late, so she decided to stay back till the morning.
Police found both accused at the house in Moti Bagh. The minor, who is 17 years old, was apprehended and produced before a juvenile justice board. On Saturday, Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Barkha Singh visited the RK Puram police station and met the girl who was later sent for counselling to an NGO.