MAN HELD FOR RAPING HIS DOMESTIC HELP
LUCKNOW: A 41-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his 24-year-old domestic help after holding her captive at his Vigyanpuri residence in Mahanagar here on Wednesday night. The accused also injured the woman with a knife when she tried to resist him.
Inspector of Mahanagar police station Vikas Pandey said the accused, Love Sharma, was arrested when the woman managed to free herself early on Thursday morning and approached the police. He said the accused had been sent to jail while the woman had been sent for medical examination.
He said the accused, who was unmarried, was presently unemployed and lived with his father RK Sharma, a retired government official, after his mother passed away a few years ago.
“The accused’s father was on a tour for last few days and he was alone in the house. He took advantage of the situation and when the woman visited the house to cook the evening meal on Wednesday, he held her captive. He raped the woman by threatening her. The woman suffered stab wounds when the accused placed the knife on her neck,” the inspector said. The woman alleged that the accused had made physical advances at her even in the past and was pressuring her to marry him.