December 2, 2022

A girl has alleged that she was raped by a cab driver in Murugeshpalya of Jeevan Bima Nagar in East Bengaluru within the wee hours of Wednesday. The Jeevan Bima Nagar police nabbed the motive force after the girl filed a grievance. 

SD Sharanappa, deputy commissioner of police (East) shaped three groups instantly after the grievance was registered. The accused was recognized as Devarajulu, a local of Andhra Pradesh. 

The lady, who lives in Murugeshpalya and works in a lodge within the metropolis, stated she had booked a cab from one of many taxi aggregators from HSR Format to Murugeshpalya. The incident is claimed to have taken place proper in entrance of her home. 

Preliminary investigation by the police exhibits that there was an altercation between the sufferer and the motive force. Devarajulu claims that he didn’t sexually abuse her. The cops even have some doubts in regards to the incident like why nobody heard the girl scream on the driver. They’re looking for out by investigation if points relating to cost of the journey got here up between the 2.  

S Murugan, extra commissioner of police (East) stated, “The lady in her grievance stated the incident occurred between 3.30 am to 4 am in Murugeshpalya. She had booked a cab to return to her home from her good friend’s house. A case has been registered underneath IPC part 376 – Rape has been registered in opposition to accused, mandatory motion can be taken based mostly on the investigation.”   

The accused works as a driver with a automotive proprietor who has hooked up the automobile to the taxi aggregator. He has been in Bengaluru for the reason that starting of 2020. The lady has been taken to Bowring hospital for medical examination and the accused will even be topic to checks.

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