Girl gets parents booked for ‘settling’ rape case
New Delhi: Showing exemplary courage, an 18-year-old woman who says she was raped by two men in 2017 got her parents booked when they accepted a bribe from the accused to force her to withdraw her statement in court.
The woman says she was raped in August 2017, after which the accused were arrested. One of them, out on interim bail, approached the teen’s parents and offered them Rs 20 lakh if they could convince their daughter to change her statement and withdraw the case. Since they come from a very humble background, they readily ag- One accused out on interim bail offered woman’s parents 20 lakh to withdraw the case
Parents accepted and asked survivor to change statement. They thrashed and threatened to kill her when she refused
Woman took Rs 5 lakh ‘advance’ given to her parents and went to cops Police arrested mother, but father escaped reed. But their daughter would not stay quiet. The woman approached the police on Tuesday (April 10) and narrated her ordeal to them.