New Delhi: A 34-year-old woman on Sunday alleged that she was abducted and gang-raped by four men in a moving car in east Delhi, police said.
    
The woman alleged that she was abducted from Akshardham around 9 am by the gang which took turns to rape her in the moving car. Two women were also present in the vehicle at the time of incident.

"All the six persons in the white car were known to the victim. She told us that she was going from Pandav Nagar to Akshardham and when she reached near the Akshardham metro station, the vehicle moved towards her and she was abducted," police said.

She claimed she was dumped near Pragati Maidan after the sexual assault and also claimed that her two mobile phones and some jewellery were robbed. The victim later approached police which took her to a government hospital for medical examination. A case was registered. 

                                                           Delhi Turns Rape Capital
  •  December 16, 2012: A 23-year-old paramedical student was raped and brutally assaulted by six men in a moving private bus. She was later thrown out the bus along with her male friend. The victim succumbed to her injuries on December 29
  • December 27, 2012: A woman was sedated and raped allegedly by three men in Uttar Pradesh. She was later dumped in south-east Delhi
  • January 30, 2013: A 17-year-old housemaid was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by two drunken men at their rented accommodation in Jamia Nagar of Delhi
  • February 5, 2013: The culprit attempted rape on the girl in the Capital. When the victim vehemently opposed him, he beat her up brutally and shoved iron rod in her mouth which caused profuse bleeding
  • March 3, 2013: The Class II student was raped by an unidentified man inside a North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run primary school in L-block of Mongolpuri
  • March 7, 2013: A 19-year-old student was allegedly gang-raped by three men after she took an auto outside a mall in Ghaziabad
  • March 7, 2013: A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped in a moving car by four people in Greater Noida
  • March 8, 2013: A girl was allegedly raped by an unidentified man after he offered to drop her near her home in his car in Faridabad

No one was arrested till late in the night. The city has witnessed a surge in rape cases this year. The national capital was outraged over the gang rape of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a moving bus on December 16. Later she died on December 29 in a Singapore hospital.
    
Last year, 706 rape cases were reported while 247 cases of rape were registered till March three this year.

(JPN/Agencies)

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