Nigerian woman gang raped in moving car in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 35-year-old Nigerian woman was allegedly gang
raped in a moving car in New Delhi, police said on Friday. Four people have
been arrested. The woman was found in an unconscious state in Mayur Vihar area
in east Delhi around 2.43 am on Friday.
Police said when the victim was found, she was under the
influence of alcohol. They received a call from a passer-by who spotted the
woman. “She told us that she had boarded the accused’s car in which she was
gang raped in South Delhi's Saket area,” an official said.
Police added that the woman did not know the accused and had
jumped out of the car in Mayur Vihar area. “We have arrested all the four
accused, who are residents of Mayur Vihar area,” police said.
Police officials said the woman was picked up by the men,
aged between 22 to 25 years, from outside a mall in South Delhi. They drove
their car around for at least half an hour raping the woman before reaching the
DND toll plaza where they dropped her off.
Reports said that the woman was in India on a tourist visa. The
latest incident in the national capital has brought back memories of the
Nirbhaya gang rape.
On the night of December 16, 2012, Ram Singh, Vinay, Akshay,
Pawan, Mukesh and a juvenile had gang raped a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus
after luring her and her 28-year-old male friend, who was also assaulted, on
board the vehicle. The rape incident shook the nation’s conscience and led to
The girl had succumbed to her injuries on December 29, 2012
in a Singapore hospital.