The accused allegedly invited her for a party and took her to a room in a star hotel.

Vizag woman raped by former colleagues after being forced to consume liquorImage for representation
news Crime Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 09:12

Yet another case of sexual assault came to light on Friday, after a 25-year-old woman from Visakhapatnam filed a complaint alleging she has been gang raped by her former colleague and his friends. 

The incident which took place on June 4, came to light on Friday. 

The woman, who is an intern at a star hotel in the city, alleged that she was first forced to consume alcohol, then she was sexually assaulted. 

The accused have been identified as Sridhar, who is a former employee of the same hotel and his friend Vinay. 

According to The New Indian Express, on the night of June 4 the victim was dropped by the hotel cab after her duty at 11 pm.  The accused allegedly invited her for a party and took her to a room in the star hotel.

“The victim stated that she was forced to consume alcohol and lost her senses. In the morning, she realised that she might have been raped and named the two in her complaint,” the police told TNIE. 

However, the police are yet to confirm how many persons were involved in the crime, as the woman is still in a state of shock. Meanwhile, the victim has been shifted to KGH for medical tests. 

“We are investigating whether the accused mixed any sedative in the liquor.The victim in her complaint said that she is still in shock. When she woke up the next morning, she realised she had been sexually assaulted,” a senior police officer told Times of India

It was reported that one of the employees of the hotel spotted Sridhar and the victim at around 5 am. The family members of the victim lodged a complaint with the Three Town police. 

Following the complaint a case has been registered under 376(B), 342, 506 of the IPC against the accused and the police has launched a manhunt to nab the accused.

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