Woman accuses Ola driver’s friend of raping her, both men arrested

Nation Next Newsroom | Apr 27, 2018 18:33

Two men were arrested by the police on Friday after a woman employee of a private firm in Noida accused an Ola driver’s friend of raping her.

On Thursday, at around 4:30 pm, the woman booked an Ola cab from sector 37 in Noida to travel to the Greater Noida area. Once in the car, she noticed another man seated on the seat next to the driver’s seat. The driver, Ashok, told the woman that the man was his friend, Praveen, who was to be dropped on the way.

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As per the the woman’s complaint, the two men consumed beer on the way. Later, Ashok drove Praveen and the woman to the thickets around Dayanagar village and left. Praveen, then raped the woman and fled the spot. The woman, who lost consciousness for a while, raised an alarm when she came back to her senses. With the help of the villagers, she approached the nearest police station and filed a complaint.