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New Delhi: Man arrested for raping colleague on pretext of marrying her

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 - 7:05pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI

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A 27-year-old man was arrested on charge of raping his colleague in Lodhi Colony area of south Delhi. According to police, Karan Mathuro had a live-in relationship with the victim for the last one year and had developed sexual realations with her on a false promise of marriage.

Police said that the accused and the victim worked in a reputed company where they fell in love. "Karan promised to marry her following which she started living-in relationship with the accused. They had been living together for the last one year and planning to get married. A few days back, the accused suddenly refused to marry girl," said a senior police officer.

The officer also said that girl has alleged in her complaint that he raped her on the pretext of marrying her.

Based on girl's complaint, police have registered an FIR under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused at Lodhi Police station. "After filing of the complaint against Mathur by the victim, police launched a manhunt and arrested him on Tuesday and further investigation is on," he also added.

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