Delhi: 23-year-old Woman Raped by Cab Driver Near Golden Jubilee Park, Accused Arrested
New Delhi, Sep 14: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a cab driver in his taxi on Tuesday near Golden Jubilee Park at the Yamuna Khadar area in Delhi. The driver, identified as 30-year-old Chunnu Mehto, has been arrested and sent to Tihar jail. He was arrested hours after the incident was reported. The victim’s statements have been recorded and a medical examination confirmed rape, police said.
The victim, native of Jharkhand, had come to Noida to meet her brother. On Monday, she went to New Delhi Railway Station to catch a train to Ludhiana at around 11 PM. Since the train was to leave at 4:30 AM, she decided to wait in the waiting room. Around 2 AM, she met Mehto who introduced himself as a cab driver and told her that the train has been cancelled. (Also Read: BJP Corporator Allegedly Rapes 27-year-old Woman From Thane, Booked)
He even took away her ticket when she told him that she will get it cancelled herself. Mehto then offered her a ride to ISBT telling her that she would get a bus to Ludhiana from ISBT. Mehto drove her to a secluded place and raped her. He even threatened her that he would call his friends and gang-rape her if she didn’t obey his demands. Mehto later left her at Old Delhi railway station. (Also Read: 5-Year-Old Girl Raped Inside School, Government Orders Magisterial Probe)
The woman managed to get to Kotwali and made a PCR call. The police recorded her statements and sent her for counseling. Based on the information and details given by the woman, the police tracked him down. During interrogation, Mehto claimed that the woman had called him several times and it was a monetary dispute.