Businessman arrested for raping daughter’s friend during a sleepover.
A man was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly raping an 18-year-old friend of his daughter on Thursday. She visited their home in the high-end apartment for a sleepover.
The businessman, (45) lives in a rented apartment at The Belaire and has been staying in Gurugram for the last eight years, police said.
The incident took place between 4 and 5 am on Friday. His daughter, who studies abroad, had come to India for a holiday and invited her school friend to her place.
He has confessed to the crime and will be produced before a court on Saturday, KK Rao, commissioner of police, said.
The victim, along with her mother came to the police station around 12 noon Friday, and lodged a rape complaint against the businessman. A case under sections 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 328 (causing hurt by means of poison) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused.
She was sleeping next to her friend in her bedroom when the accused walked in and called her out to talk. He then allegedly pulled her to his room.
“He locked the room and raped her. He also threatened her not to share the incident with anyone,” police said.
Police said she woke up her friend immediately. The women tried waking up the accused but he had passed out. The two left the house around 10 am and went to the victim’s house. The victim informed her mother, after which they went to the police station.