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23-year-old woman raped in Ghaziabad

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 8:20pm IST | Place: Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | Agency: PTI

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A 23-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and raped by her landlord's son in Murad Nagar area of Gaziabad, police said on Tuesday.

The father of the victim in his police complaint alleged that Furkhan, son of Shabbir Malik had on July 30 lured the woman to his room, served her a sedative laced drink and raped her.

The woman was initially afraid and hesitating to report the matter, police said quoting her.

A case has been registered against the accused under section 376 (rape) of IPC, Murad Nagar Police Station Incharge R P Sharma said, adding that the victim has been sent for medical examination. Sharma further said that preliminary investigation has revealed that the accused and woman were close to each other.

Police has launched a manhunt to nab the accused who is still at large.

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