ISLAMABAD, Sep 28 (Asia Free Press): The Indian authorities arrested a senior military officer In the south Tamil Nadu state for alleged raping charges, local media said on Tuesday.
A Flight Lieutenant at the Indian Airforce College in Redfields, Coimbatore arrested for allegedly raping an officer, the local daily Kashmir free press reported.
The Indian police didn’t disclose the name of the officer who has been sent to judicial custody and is currently lodged at Udumalpet jail.
The woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer was reportedly sexually assaulted at the Coimbatore Air Force Administrative College. The incident allegedly took place two weeks ago and the woman officer had reportedly filed a complaint with the IAF authorities but no action was taken since, according to report.
The 29-year-old officer who lives in the college facilities sustained an injury while playing a sport on September 10. She is reported to have taken medication and gone to sleep in her room, when she woke up in the night, she had allegedly been sexually assaulted, its added.
According to Indian National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Nearly 77 rape cases were reported across India on an average every day in 2020
“Overal, 3,71,503 cases of crime against women were reported across the country last year” NCRB data showed.