A relationship between Vinoth, a 21 year old taxi driver and a 17 year old minor girl who works as a cashier in a supermarket in Koyambedu resulted in the latter being kidnapped and raped. The Koyambedu police have registered a case of both kidnapping and rape against the erring taxi driver after the girl’s mother registered a complaint. The kidnapped girl was rescued from the house of a relative of Vinoth in Tiruvarur while he was booked for rape.
As per inputs received, Vinoth met the girl four years ago when they were studying in a school in Egmore. Though the girl’s family was aware of their relationship she was asked to end the same while her family had also stopped her from going to work. It was on Sunday following this incident that the girl went missing. She was found in a relative’s house while inquiries reveal that she had also secretly married Vinoth in a temple in Mettukulam. The girl is rescued and returned to her home while Vinoth is charged with rape, kidnapping and holding captive a minor girl.
In another alleged vehicle gang rape, a 22-year-old girl was gang raped on 1st January 2013 in outer Delhi by 5 men known to her. She accompanied them in a car and was taken to a secluded place, raped and then thrown out of the car. Another alleged rape saw a 16 year teen raped by her brother in law when she sat with him in his two wheeler. A case has also been filed against an auto rickshaw driver for sex with a minor.In an incident in Rourkela, 3 men forcibly dragged a brick kiln worker away on their motorcycle, raped her and left on their bike. In Noida this week, a 21 year old garment factory worker left work at 9 pm and headed home on her scooter. She never reached home, and while her parents alreted cops, police apathy ensured no help. The giel was later found murdered and her parents have alleged rape.